This Week in Virology

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episode 831: COVID-19 clinical update #89 with Dr. Daniel Griffin

In COVID-19 clinical update #89, Dr. Griffin reviews upcoming meeting on FDA emergency use authorization for molnupiravir, 25% of US cases in children, reinfection associates with presence of antibodies, national surveillance for acute flaccid myelitis in the US, and monoclonal antibody treatment of infection in vaccinated, high-risk individuals.

Hosts: Daniel Griffin and Vincent Racaniello

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Links for this episode
  • Scott Hammer on TWiV 52
  • Meeting for molnupiravir EUA (FDA)
  • SARS-CoV-2 reinfection associates with antibodies (Clinical Inf Dis)
  • AFM surveillance in US (CDC)
  • Monoclonal antibody treatment in high-risk patients (J Inf Dis)
  • Letters read on TWiV 831
  • Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!

Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees

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 2021-11-20  41m