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This Week in Virology is a netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick.

This Week in Virology is a netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick.

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This Week in Virology is a netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick.

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English


Episodes

TWiV 925: First kisses and second doses

8/7/2022
TWiV discusses monkeypox virus, poliovirus in NY, Marburg virus in Ghana, ancient herpes simplex virus type 1 genomes, and immunogenicity of different combinations of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode spreads Vaccination case trends New York State NY wastewater Marburg diseaseherpesvirus CombinationsJolene...

Duration:01:43:04

TWiV 924: TWiV clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

8/6/2022
In his weekly clinical update Dr. Griffin discusses Tecovirimat for treatment of monkeypox, the safety and acceptance of vaccination after multisystem inflammatory syndrome, variants in solid organ transplant recipients, masks for prevention of respiratory virus infections, pre-exposure prophylaxis with Evusheld, the association between Evusheld administration and infection, if repeat administration of casirivimab and imdevimab is well-tolerated, viral and symptom rebound in untreated...

Duration:00:46:23

TWiV 923: If a bat pees in a forest, does anyone care?

7/31/2022
From The Third International Symposium on Infectious Diseases of Bats in Ft. Collins, Colorado, TWiV speaks with Vincent Munster and Raina Plowright about their careers and their research on bats, bat viruses, bat ecology and spillover events. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Brianne Barker Guests: Vincent Munster and Raina Plowright Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Hendra virus variantNipah virus...

Duration:00:55:21

TWiV 922: TWiV clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

7/30/2022
In his weekly clinical update Dr. Griffin discusses monkeypox infection in humans across 16 countries, pregnancy outcomes after SARS-CoV-2 infection by trimester, vaccination intent and belief, antiviral drug treatment for non-severe disease, the association of smoking with infected hospitalized patients, the association of Paxlovid on negative conversion rates among high-risk patients with COVID-19, safety and efficacy of Molnupiravir, usage of enoxaparin for primary thromboprophylaxis,...

Duration:00:42:18

TWiV 920: Science will break your heart

7/24/2022
From ASV 2022 in Madison, Wisconsin, TWiV speaks with Pamela Bjorkman and Andy Mehle about their careers and their research on influenza virus, HIV-1, SARS-CoV-2, and influenza virus. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Guests: Pamela Bjorkman and Andy Mehle Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode BjorkmanMehlegrooveHLA-A2RBD nanoparticlesPB2 627ANP32BcompartmentalizationJolene...

Duration:01:01:10

TWiV 921: COVID-19 clinical update #124 with Dr. Daniel Griffin

7/23/2022
In COVID-19 clinical update #124, Dr. Griffin discusses the results of a variant vaccine booster trial, the neutralization of variant sub-lineages by Novavax, the CDC’s recommendation of Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine in adults, Paxlovid in patients who are immunocompromised and hospitalized, and inhaled fluticasone for outpatient treatment. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode vaccine boosters trialNovavaxrecommends...

Duration:00:35:12

TWiV 919: Motivated by volatiles

7/17/2022
TWiV reviews the FDA decision to update COVID-19 vaccine boosters in the fall, the meaning of fatigue with respect to long COVID, and a skin volatile induced by flavivirus reproduction that attracts mosquitoes to the infected host. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode booster composition long haul volatile attracts mosquitoesLetters...

Duration:01:36:36

TWiV 918: COVID-19 clinical update #123 with Dr. Daniel Griffin

7/16/2022
In COVID-19 clinical update #123, Dr. Griffin discusses rapid diagnostic testing in response to the monkeypox outbreak, leading causes of death in the US during the COVID-19 pandemic, antibody evasion by subvariants, broadly-neutralizing antibodies against emerging variants, factors associated with severe outcomes among hospitalized immunocompromised adults, measurement of the burden of hospitalizations during the pandemic, parental vaccine hesitancy in diverse communities, evaluating saliva...

Duration:00:40:32

TWiV 917: Boosters on, Paul Offit

7/10/2022
Paul Offit returns to TWiV to discuss why, during the recent FDA advisory committee meeting, he voted against releasing revised COVID-19 vaccines containing an Omicron component, and the reasons why children must be vaccinated against the disease. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Paul Offit Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode meeting materials Don’t rush to...

Duration:01:40:39

TWiV 916: COVID-19 clinical update #122 with Dr. Daniel Griffin

7/9/2022
In COVID-19 clinical update #122, Dr. Griffin discusses vaccine availability and coverage among children, post-infection health impairments in children and adolescents, infection detection using salvia and nasopharyngeal samples, effectiveness of vaccines during delta dominance, durability of vaccine against severe outcomes, concern in the postvaccination era, infection rebound after Paxlovid & Molnupiravir, lack of improvement after adding ivermectin to standard care, duration of shedding...

Duration:00:47:24

TWiV 915: Mouse mouth to mouse mom

7/3/2022
TWiV discusses the recent decision by an FDA advisory committee to update COVID vaccines for the fall, the monkeypox virus outbreak, and the finding that enteric viruses infect the salivary glands and are transmitted through saliva. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode pdf update for fall Don’t rush to change 28 June FDA...

Duration:01:53:44

TWiV 914: COVID-19 clinical update #121 with Dr. Daniel Griffin

7/2/2022
In COVID-19 clinical update #121, Dr. Griffin discusses age as a risk factor for severe disease, updated vaccine boosters for the fall, pediatric infection and antibody seroprevalence in Arkansas over the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, all-cause maternal mortality in the United States before and during the pandemic, and the effect of 2-week interruption in methotrexate treatment and how it impacts vaccine immunity. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become...

Duration:00:37:16

TWiV 913: Twinkle twinkle little SARS

6/26/2022
TWiV explains the meaning of vaccine-derived poliovirus found in London sewage, risk of long COVID after infections with Delta or Omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2, and enhancers of innate immune signaling as broad-spectrum antivirals. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode ProMedMail Scienceeradication effort Long COVIDlong...

Duration:01:56:20

TWiV 912: COVID-19 clinical update #120 with Dr. Daniel Griffin

6/25/2022
In COVID-19 clinical update #120, Dr. Griffin discusses outcomes of SARS-CoV-2 reinfection, CDC recommendation for vaccines in young children, neurodevelopment outcomes in infants of mothers testing positive for COVID during pregnancy, efficacy of monoclonal antibodies and antivirals in hamsters, rebound phenomenon after PAXLOVID in high-risk persons, hospitalization for infection after PAXLOVID treatment, and risk of long COVID with different variants. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts,...

Duration:00:40:21

TWiV 911: Antibody can get vaccinated now

6/19/2022
TWiV provides an update on hepatitis of unknown etiology in children, an experimental nanoparticle vaccine for Epstein-Barr virus, and minimal impact of bamlanivimab therapy on antiviral antibodies induced by vaccination. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode unknown etiology monkeypox nanoparticle vaccineMinimal impact of mAb therapyLetters...

Duration:01:47:25

TWiV 910: COVID-19 clinical update #119 with Dr. Daniel Griffin

6/18/2022
In COVID-19 clinical update #119, Dr. Griffin reviews tixagevimab for infection prevention, ivermectin for outpatient infection treatment, symptom rebound after PAXLOVID treatment, bamlanivimab minimally impacting immune response to vaccination, in-hospital mortality among infection patients, residual viral antigen in patients following infection, usage of Casirvimab/Imdevimab and Remdesivir in infected patients with depleted B-cells, and rheumatic symptoms following infection. Subscribe...

Duration:00:46:41

TWiV 909: Art of science

6/16/2022
From ASM Microbe 2022 in Washington DC, Vincent and Michael speak with science artists Michele Banks and Jane Hartman about their work and their inspiration. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Michael Schmidt Guests: Michele Banks and Jane Hartman Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Trilobite GlassworksArtologicaTWiV 352Jolene Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to...

Duration:00:47:15

TWiV 907: When the cats and mice are away, the viruses play

6/12/2022
TWiV discusses the situation with monkeypox, risk factors for SARS-CoV-2 infections of cats and dogs, and a lineage-tracing mouse model for studying papillomavirus infections. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode updatecats and dogsMouse papillomavirus Mouse modelLetters readJolene Weekly Picks Brianne – Microbes Rule! at Liberty Science Center Rich –...

Duration:01:44:48

TWiV 908: COVID-19 clinical update #118 with Dr. Daniel Griffin

6/11/2022
In COVID-19 clinical update #118, Dr. Griffin discusses management of hair loss after infection, FDA announcements on vaccine schedule and recommendations, Moderna announcement on bivalent booster candidate, association between vaccination and infection during pregnancy, population-level implications of Israel’s booster campaign, PAXLOVID outcomes during recent infection surge, efficacy and safety of Tixagevimab-cilgavimab, diagnostic accuracy of infection by canines, efficacy of colchicine...

Duration:00:46:21

TWiV 906: Long COVID, giant viruses, and smallish pox

6/5/2022
TWiV reviews human monkeypox infections, evidence for human Mimivrus infections, and incidence of long COVID in post-vaccine SARS-CoV-2 infections. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Monkeypox monkeypox outbreak global threat 9 US statesMimiviruspost-vaccination infectionLetters readJolene Weekly Picks Dickson – Lake Mead water level...

Duration:01:38:39