Virology

TWiV 984: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

In his weekly clinical update Dr. Griffin discusses the political polarization of COVID-19 treatments among physicians and laypeople in the United States, seven alternatives to evidence-based medicine, Malawi's cholera death toll crosses 1,300 in its deadliest outbreak on record, impact of coronavirus infections on pediatric patients at a tertiary pediatric hospital, ...

TWiV 975: Crossing the Ts with Daniela Weiskopf

Daniela joins TWiV to discuss her career and her research on T cells, their role in infection with SARS-CoV-2, T cell epitopes and why a variant that evades T cell immunity is not likely to emerge. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Brianne Barker Guest: Daniela Weiskopf Click arrow to playDownload TWiV ...

When Two Different Viruses Have Offspring

by Gertrud U. Rey This image is for illustrative purposes only and does not reflect the exact geographical locations of the IAV and RSV genomes and glycoproteins in the HVPs. Have you ever wondered what would happen if you were infected with two different viruses at the same time? A ...

TWiV 966: 1918 influenza with Jeffery Taubenberger

Vincent travels to the NIH campus to speak with Jeffery Taubenberger about his career, the 1918 influenza pandemic, deciphering the genome sequence of the virus from tissues of disease victims and using it to rescue infectious virus. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Jeffery Taubenberger Click arrow to playDownload TWiV 966 (67 MB .mp3, ...

“Paxlovid Rebound” Is Just COVID Rebound

by Gertrud U. Rey Image Credit: Dreamstime The antiviral drug Paxlovid is highly effective at inhibiting SARS-CoV-2 replication and reducing symptoms associated with COVID-19. Nevertheless, there have recently been numerous reports of recurrence of positive tests and symptoms after completing treatment with Paxlovid, leading some to infer that the drug ...
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