This Week in Virology

TWiV is a weekly netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick. Brought to you by four university professors and a science writer.


episode 626: Ralph Baric and fancy ferrets

Daniel Griffin provides a clinical update on COVID-19, then Ralph Baric joins TWiV to discuss SARS-CoV-2 transmission, vaccines, diagnostic tests, and a new animal model from his laboratory that does not use transgenic mice.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker

Guests: Daniel Griffin, Chuck Knirsch, and Ralph Baric

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Links for this episode

  • Mouse-adapted SARS-CoV-2 model (bioRxiv)
  • SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine (bioRxiv)
  • ASM resources for #shutdownstem
  • President Obama on sustaining momentum for change (Facebook)
  • America After the Civil War (PBS)
  • Image credit
  • Letters read on TWiV 626
  • Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!

Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees

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 2020-06-14  2h42m