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 645: Lions and tigers and zookeepers (oh my)

Daniel Griffin provides a clinical report on COVID-19, followed by a review of the State Department document on the Wuhan BSL-4 laboratory, the report on infection of tigers and lions in the Bronx Zoo, and, answers to listener questions.

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

Guest: Daniel Griffin

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Links for this episode

  • State Dept. memo on Wuhan BSL-4 lab (pdf)
  • Biosafety levels (Wikipedia)
  • Inside a BSL-4 (TWiV)
  • From people to panthers (bioRxiv)
  • Letters read on TWiV 645
  • Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!

Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees

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 2020-07-26  2h43m