TWiV 58: Nipah virus in ferrets

twiv-200Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier, Alan Dove, and Joshua Stillman

In episode 58 of the podcast “This Week in Virology”, Vincent, Dick, and Alan are joined by emergency medicine physician Dr. Joshua Stillman to talk about passive antibody therapy for Nipah infection in ferrets, annual influenza immunization of children, facemasks to prevent influenza, predicting dengue outbreaks by the weather, and the amazing viral communities in an icy Antarctic lake.

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Weekly Science Picks
Dick Science News article: Enter the Virosphere
Alan WHO H1N1 timeline interactive map
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