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This Week in Virology

This Week in Virology is a netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick.

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TWiV 725: Eva Harris and Janet Smith clip flavivirus wings

Eva Harris and Janet Smith join TWiV to discuss how an antibody against dengue virus NS1 protein blocks endothelial dysfunction and the potential of treating infections by multiple flaviviruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Eva Harris and Janet Smith Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Eva Harris on TWiV 228 Zika virus in Nicaragua (virology blog) How an antibody block NS1-mediated endothelial dysfunction (Science) Broadly protective antibody against NS1 (Science) Letters read on TWiV 725 Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Weekly Picks Alan – Science Photographer of the Year Awards Rich – Bar Keeper’s Friend Kathy – Perseverance secret message and other Easter eggs, 11 million Earthlings’ names, “Name the Rover” essay contest. Sign up to send your name on a future Mars mission. Vincent – COVID-19 dataset Listener Picks Matthew - Remembering the colleagues we lost to COVID-19 Lori - Iceberger Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

1hr 59mins

28 Feb 2021

Rank #1

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TWiV 710: COVID-19 clinical update #46 with Dr. Daniel Griffin

In COVID-19 clinical update #46, Daniel Griffin discusses the BinaxNow rapid antigen test, efficacy of Bamlanivimab in nursing homes, associations of serum vitamin D concentrations with in-hospital mortality and need for invasive mechanical ventilation, trials of IL-6 receptor antagonists, effects of anticoagulants on in-hospital mortality, and symptom persistence in outpatients. Hosts: Daniel Griffin and Vincent Racaniello Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Evaluation of Abbott BinaxNOW (MMWR) Lilly mAb in nursing homes (WSJ) Vitamin D and COVID-19 severity (Mayo Clin Proc) Anticoagulation, aspirin, in-hospital mortality in COVID-19 (medRxiv) Long COVID symptoms in outpatients (Ann Int Med) Letters read on TWiV 710 Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your questions for Dr. Griffin to daniel@microbe.tv

34mins

23 Jan 2021

Rank #2

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