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 631: Lots of eggs in the spike basket


Vincent, Rich, and Brianne discuss a study estimating the fraction of symptoms and severe disease after SARS- CoV-2 infection, cellular immune responses without seroconversion during interfamilial infections, and answer listener email.


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 2020-06-25  1h59m
 
 

episode 630: Singapore Environmental Health Institute


From the Environmental Health Institute in Singapore, Vincent speaks with Director Lee Ching Ng about their work to control viral infectious diseases, including the controlled release of mosquitoes containing Wolbachia endosymbionts to inhibit viral...


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 2020-06-24  48m
 
 

episode 629: Coronavirus update, pandemic sitrep


Daniel Griffin provides a clinical update on COVID-19, including analysis of the dexamethasone trial, and then we discuss two Ebolavirus outbreaks in DRC, clinical and virological aspects of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections, age-dependent effects on...


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 2020-06-21  2h38m
 
 

episode 628: Physical distance for COVID-19


Vincent and Rich discuss the SARS-CoV-2 D614G amino acid change in the spike glyprotein, duration of infectious virus shedding from patients, virus transmission among hamsters infected in the laboratory, and tackle listener email.


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 2020-06-18  1h52m
 
 

episode 627: Singapore National Centre for Infectious Diseases


Vincent visits the National Centre for Infectious Diseases and speaks with Executive Director Leo Yee-Sin and Consultant Nancy Tee about the main hub for both clinical treatment of infectious diseases and outbreak management in Singapore.


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 2020-06-17  1h30m
 
 

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.


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 2020-06-14  2h42m
 
 

Fred Murphy, virologist for all seasons


Vincent and Rich visit Fred Murphy to hear about his wide-ranging career in virology, spanning many institutions, involving dangerous viruses like rabies virus, Ebolavirus (he took that famous iconic image), Marburg virus, Lassa virus, coronaviruses,...


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 2020-06-11  1h39m
 
 

episode 624: SeXX matters with Sabra Klein


Daniel Griffin provides a clinical update on COVID-19, then Sabra Klein joins us to discuss the effect of sex, gender, and age on viral infectious disease, including COVID-19.


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 2020-06-07  2h2m
 
 

episode 624: Bats and coronaviruses with Peter Daszak


Peter Daszak joins TWiV to explain the work of EcoHealth Alliance in surveillance of bats in China for SARS-related coronaviruses to provide the information needed to prevent future pandemics, and why NIH recently withdrew financial support for their...


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 2020-06-04  1h21m
 
 

episode 622: Nonhuman primate model for COVID-19 with Emmie de Wit


Emmie de Wit joins TWiV to explain her work on the pathogenesis of infection with SARS-CoV-2 in rhesus macaques, including studies on remdesivir and vaccine candidate.


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 2020-06-02  1h7m