TWiV 118: The virus always rings twice

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit

On episode #118 of the podcast This Week in Virology, Vincent, Alan, and Rich answer listener questions about vaccinia virus, fungal viruses, synthetic viruses, influenza vaccine, HeLa cells, multiplicity of infection, and much more.

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