Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Andrew Baker, Karl-Klaus Conzelmann, Peter Palese, and Katharina EisenÃ¤cher
Episode #102 of the podcast This Week in Virology is a conversation about the RNA sensor RIG-I, adenovirus gene therapy, a universal influenza vaccine, and rabies virus, recorded in Munich, Germany at the SFB455 symposium ‘Viral offense and immune defense€™.
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2 thoughts on “TWiV 102: Catch me if you can in Munich”
but there is no bird-reservoir for mammalean flu-A either, no H3N2,H1N1,equine H3N8.
So these can theoretically be eradicated too (by vaccination?).
But other strains of flu-A (H5N1,H9N2,H7..)may emerge from birds in future…
H3N2, if eradicated in humans,swine is unlikely to emerge and
transfer from birds again (IMO)
I did an internship in Munich.. gorgeous little city isn't it, so quaint. 🙂
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