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TWiV 44: No hysteria

Posted Aug 13 2009 8:02pm

twiv_aa_2001 Hosts:Vincent Racaniello,Dick Despommier, Alan Dove, and Jennifer Drahos

In episode #44 of the podcast “This Week in Virology”, Vincent, Dick, Alan, and Jennifer Drahos consider Marburg virus in Egyptian fruit bats, bacterial citrus pathogen found in shipping facility, canine parvovirus in Michigan, Relenza-resistant influenza virus, new HIV from gorillas, and public engagement on H1N1 immunization program.

Download  TWiV #44 (54 MB .mp3, 78 minutes)

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Links for this episode:
Isolation of Marburg virus from Egyptian fruit bats
Inspectors find bacterial citrus pathogen in California
Parvovirus killing hundreds of dogs in Michigan
Relenza-resistant H1N1 identified in Australia ( press and journal article)
New HIV from gorilla
CDC wants public comment on H1N1 vaccination
Original antigenic sin ( article 1 and article 2 )
Dr. Stanley Plotkin on Meet the Scientist (thanks Peter!)
audioBoo (iPhone app – thanks Jim!)
Audio clips ( first and second ) from the podcast No Agenda (thanks peripatetic apoplectic!)

Weekly Science Picks
JenniferPiled Higher and Deeper (PhD Comics)
VincentGiant Microbes (thanks Stephen!)
DickVirology in the 21st Century
AlanAnnals of the Former World by John McPhee

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