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.

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episode 665: This half-week in coronavirology


Daniel Griffin provides a clinical report on COVID-19, superspreading potential of SARS-CoV-2 in Hong Kong, structure of virion glycoprotein of a commmon cold coronavirus reveals changes driven by prolonged circulation in humans, and listener email.


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 2020-09-20  2h56m
 
 

episode 664: TWiV is for the dogs


On this mid-week edition, does it matter that SARS-CoV-2 is mutating, seasonal coronavirus immunity is short-lived, another bogus claim that the virus was produced in a laboratory (it came from Nature), and answers to listener questions.


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 2020-09-17  2h1m
 
 

episode 663: The joy of vax


Daniel Griffin provides a clinical report on COVID-19, including vaccines, Alan summarizes a vaccine webinar on the most advanced US trials, a nidovirus from snapping turtles, longevity of memory B cells in recovered patients, and listener email.


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 2020-09-13  2h42m
 
 

episode 662: Principals of Principles, Fifth Edition


The authors of the textbook Principles of Virology gather to reveal new additions to the fifth edition, including a new author, study questions, and a chapter on therapeutic viruses.


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 2020-09-11  52m
 
 

episode 661: SWAG with Ralph Baric


Ralph Baric returns to TWiV to provide an update on the COVID-19 resurgence in the US, monoclonal antibodies, antiviral drugs, vaccines, immunity and reinfection, reopening schools, and what will happen this fall.


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 2020-09-10  1h55m
 
 

episode 660: In case of emergency finish the trial


Daniel Griffin provides a clinical report on COVID-19, then we discuss decline of virus-specific bone marrow B cells within a year after influenza vaccination, the push to release SARS-CoV-2 vaccines before completion of phase 3 trials, and absence of...


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 2020-09-06  2h38m
 
 

episode 659: Sloppy coronavirus immunity with Christian Drosten


Christian Drosten returns to TWiV to provide an update on the COVID-19 situation in Germany, and general thoughts on testing, immunity, vaccines, therapeutics, epidemiology, reopening schools, and what will happen this fall.


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 2020-09-03  2h0m
 
 

episode 658: Everyone needs a H.E.A.R.T.


Daniel Griffin provides a clinical report on COVID-19, then we discuss CDC softening testing guidelines, Moderna vaccine phase I results in older people, Abbott's $5 rapid antigen test, and reinfection with a distinct SARS-CoV-2 isolate, followed by...


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 2020-08-30  2h21m
 
 

episode 657: Shane Crotty on SARS-CoV-2 immunity


Immunologist Shane Crotty joins TWiV to discuss the antibody and T cell responses to infection with SARS-CoV-2, followed by answers to listener questions. Hosts:  , , and Guest: Subscribe (free): , , ,  Become...


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 2020-08-27  2h13m
 
 

episode 656: TWiV 656: See, it can be done!


Daniel Griffin provides a clinical report on COVID-19, surgeons Lisa Smith and David Bruce detail how they have helped their Chattanooga community during the pandemic, then we discuss racial and ethnic disparities among COVID-19 cases, no more...


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 2020-08-23  2h20m