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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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Episodes

TWiV 1089: Shoot out at the Circle-T ranch

2/18/2024
TWiV reviews a fatal Alaskapox case, MERS in Kenya, diagnostic tests for Nipah and Lassa diseases, HPV vaccination rates in the US, cases of measles in Arizona and Minnesota, hepatitis C virus-derived RNA circles in infected cells, and prevention of respiratory virus transmission by resident memory CD8+ T cells. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode MicrobeTV Discord ServerCafepressasv.orgpdfThe New CityViruses of Microbes 2024AlaskapoxMERSNipah and LassaArizonaMinnesotacircular RNAsResident memory CD8 T cellsLetters readJolene Weekly Picks Dickson – Visualizing Science: Illustration and Beyond Brianne – Vaccination from the Misinformation Virus and Invisible Corps Alan – Preventing needlephobia in kids Vincent – Two new Djs I discovered Rosana Nun and Sunset Cartel Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:49:37

TWiV 1088: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

2/17/2024
In his weekly clinical update, Dr. Griffin discusses the use of monoclonal antibody therapy to prevent RSV hospitalization of infants and use of GSK’s RSV vaccine Arexy to prevent severe disease following RSV infection in adults between 50-59 years before he reviews recent statistics on the circulation of respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus and SARS-CoV-2 virus, including all circulating variants in the US, discusses if how the influenza vaccine is manufactured can reprogram the antibody response, cardiovascular consequences of influenza infection, mortality of chikungunya virus infection, if an alternative vaccination schedule impacts the anti-SARS-CoV-2 immune response, dispels the myth that increased mortality correlated with the first vaccine dose, continues to dispel the myth of viral rebound, how to pay for paxlovid, when to use steroids and the benefits of convalescent plasma, how manage long COVID including prevent burnout and compassion fatigue of caring for long COVID patients, whether the CDC or WHO definition of long COVID is beneficial or the use of directed questions, baselines test and listening to the patient tell their story are beneficial in making a long COVID diagnosis. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Nirsevimab ArexvydiseasesurveillancenationalCan antibodies be redirectedinfection lead to Risk of death after chikungunya infectionsurveillance map hospitalnationalwastewaterVariant Variant hospitalAlternative intervals Early mortality CDC Quarantinenot reboundKnow yourHow to paysafetydexamethasone Anticoagulation Burnout compassionScoringyour definitionASTMH fundraiser at PWBLetters readpdfJolene Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your questions for Dr. Griffin to daniel@microbe.tv

Duration:00:58:46

TWiV 1087: Should old infections be forgot

2/11/2024
TWiV reviews rhinovirus complications in infants, a new influenza antiviral drug, Oropouche fever in Brazil, measles in Maryland and Ohio, effect of eliminating non-medical vaccine exemptions in NY, foot-and-mouth disease in Europe, severe primary and secondary dengue infections, and therapeutic mitigation of measles-like immune amnesia and exacerbated disease after prior respiratory virus infections. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Angela Mingarelli Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode MicrobeTV Discord ServerCafepressasv.orgpdfThe New CityViruses of Microbes 2024rhinovirus bronchiolitis contributioninfluenza antiviral Oropouche fever MarylandOhiovaccination exemptionsFMDV entrydenguemeasles immune amnesiaLetters readJolene Weekly Picks Dickson – For Your Processing Pleasure: The Sharpest Pictures of Jupiter’s Volcanic Moon Io in a Generation Angela – Whale Scientists Rich – Benefit-risk assessment of vaccines; The Brighton collaboration standardized module for vaccine benefit-risk assessment; Vaccine adverse events: causal or coincidental?; Austin area Singing Valentines Vincent – International Day of Women and Girls in Science, 11 February Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:51:55

TWiV 1086: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

2/10/2024
In his weekly clinical update, Dr. Griffin discusses the how the pandemic influenced the healthcare job market and why people conceal their infectious diseases before he reviews most recent statistics on the circulation of respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus and SARS-CoV-2 virus, including all circulating variants in the US, discusses if susceptibility and disease severity are inheritable traits, if vaccination during pregnancy protects neonates or leads to adverse effects, the effectiveness of a monovalent XBB.1.5 against disease resulting from infection with Omicron variants, whether vaccination in the same or opposite arms effect antibody protection, continues to dispel the myth of viral rebound, how to pay for paxlovid, when to use steroids and the benefits of convalescent plasma, how SARS-CoV-2 infection may alter one’s sleep patterns, what the health and economic burdens of mild disease are, and if there are predictors for recovery from fatigue and cognitive deficits following SARS-CoV-2 infection. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode want a job indon’t tell the truthdiseasesurveillancenationalsurveillance map hospitalnationalwastewater Variant Variant hospitalsusceptibility and severity Neonates monovalent XBB.1.5 vaccineopposite armimmune repsonses CDC Quarantinenot reboundKnow yourHow to paysafetyimmunocompromiseddexamethasone Anticoagulation affected your sleep Health and economic burden Predicting recoveryASTMH fundraiser at PWBLetters readpdfJolene Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your questions for Dr. Griffin to daniel@microbe.tv

Duration:00:43:14

TWiV 1085: When macrophages go to alimentary school

2/4/2024
TWiV reviews measles outbreaks in England and Europe, 2 fatal Nipah virus cases in Bangladesh, yellow fever outbreak in Sudan, and discuss how the type of immunodeficiency influences the outcome of SARS-CoV-2 infection, and programming of alveolar macrophages by intestinal bacteria that influences severity of respiratory viral infection. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Rich Condit Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode MicrobeTV Discord ServerCafepressasv.orgpdfThe New CityViruses of Microbes 2024food security in BorneoMeasles outbreaksNipah virus infections Yellow fever outbreaktype of immunodeficiency Intestinal microbiota programmingLetters readJolene Weekly Picks Dickson – JWST details of 19 spiral galactic centers Rich – Great White Shark Attack And Breach Vincent – Black History Month and Lost Photographs of Black America Listener Picks Louise – The Mystery Of The Village That Beat The Black Death Pierre – Three things airlines don’t want you to know Brandon – Professor Dave explains Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:48:36

TWiV 1084: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

2/3/2024
In his weekly clinical update, Dr. Griffin discusses the how the pandemic influenced the healthcare job market before he reviews most recent statistics on the circulation of respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus and SARS-CoV-2 virus, including all circulating variants in the US, discusses the safety of the prefusion RSV vaccine, if high or moderate dose of the quadrivalent influenza vaccine is better for protection against hospitalization, summarizes the new WHO COVID guidelines, revisits how to prevent pathogen transmission in healthcare setting, the under use of COVID oral antiviral and what occurs in persistently SARS-CoV-2 infected cells in culture after antiviral treatment, continues to dispel the myth of viral rebound, how to pay for paxlovid, when to use steroids and the benefits of convalescent plasma, how inflammatory markers change correlate with death when in ICU and if cognitive slowing is part of long COVID-19. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode want a job indiseasesurveillancenational RSV vaccine High vs moderate dose osurveillance map hospitalnationalwastewater Variant Variant hospital WHO Thoughts UpdateUnderusetissue culture cellsnot reboundKnow yourHow to paysafetyimmunocompromiseddexamethasone Anticoagulation inflammatory markerscognitiveASTMH fundraiser at PWBLetters readpdfJolene Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your questions for Dr. Griffin to daniel@microbe.tv

Duration:00:44:08

TWiV 1980: AI builds better viruses

1/28/2024
TWiV reviews global measles outbreaks, toilet-generated aerosols that spread viruses, highly effective prevention of invasive cervical cancer by HPV vaccination, and design of improved adenovirus-associated viral vectors using machine learning. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode MicrobeTV Discord ServerCafepressasv.orgpdfThe New City Jay Nelson obituary Measles outbreak Closing the toilet lidhelicopter mission ends HPV vaccine preventsDesigning AAV vectors Letters readJolene Weekly Picks Dickson – Asian girl building a life building a fence to protect a bamboo house Rich – Gator Country: Deception, Danger, and Alligators in the Everglades by Rebecca Renner Alan – Strange Bedfellows, by Ina Park Vincent – Star and Sphere kit – try the main page too Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:40:25

TWiV 1082: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

1/27/2024
In his weekly clinical update, Dr. Griffin reviews most recent statistics on the circulation of respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus and SARS-CoV-2 virus, including all circulating variants in the US, before discussing viral transmission to adults in healthcare setting, the recently EUA approved protein based COBREVAX vaccine, reviews quarantine guidelines, the use of simnotrelivr for mild to moderate COVID-19, how viral RNA may persist in your cell culture dish following antiviral therapy, continues to dispel the myth of viral rebound, how to pay for Paxlovid, , when to use steroids and the benefits of convalescent plasma, how Paxlovid may prevent long COVID and how complement dysfunction may lead to thromboinflammation during long COVID. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode diseasesurveillancenational surveillance map hospitalnationalwastewater Variant Variant hospital Transmission COBREVAX EUA/isolationSimnotrelvirtissue culture cellsStructural biologynot reboundKnow yourHow to payimmunocompromisedsafetyimmunocompromiseddexamethasone Anticoagulation Patients, experts, Congress paxlovidthromboinflammation MicrobeTV fundraiser at PWBLetters readpdfJolene Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your questions for Dr. Griffin to daniel@microbe.tv

Duration:00:54:19

TWiV 1081: I opened the pig sty and in flew enza

1/21/2024
TWiV reviews the latest virology news, how infection with a plant virus causes insect to grow long wings, and reverse zoonoses of 2009 H1N1 pandemic influenza viruses in US swine. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, Brianne Barker, and Angela Mingarelli Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode MicrobeTV Discord ServerCafepressasv.orgpdfThe New Citypellets instead of vaccines Vaccine derived poliovirus 9th case of measles Measles exposure warning2 weeks before releasecauses long wings Reverse zoonosesJolene Weekly Picks Dickson – Concerto for Horn and Hardart, P. Schickele Angela – ChatGPT4 Brianne – How mRNA Vaccine Works, Why We Need Two Doses of mRNA Vaccine Rich – Evolutionary basis for the human diet: consequences for human health by P. Andrews, R.J. Johnson Vincent – Virology Lectures 2024 Listener Picks Geoff and Anonymous – Dickson Despommier wants our cities to be like forests Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:02:06:00

TWiV 1080: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

1/20/2024
In his weekly clinical update, Dr. Griffin reviews most recent statistics on the circulation of respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus and SARS-CoV-2 virus in the US before discussing vaccine effectiveness in children and adolescents, how the pandemic impacted the socioemotional development of infants and toddlers, continues to dispel the myth of viral rebound, how to pay for Paxlovid, reviews quarantine guidelines, when to use steroids and the benefits of convalescent plasma, examines the role of immune aberrations in long COVID and how vaccination may protect against developing long COVID. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode diseasesurveillancenational surveillance map hospital nationalwastewater Variant COVID was bad Children and adolescentsSARI vaccines long COVIDsocioemotional /isolationtake PaxlovidreboundNOTHow to paysafetyimmunocompromiseddexamethasone Anticoagulation oh my Vaccine effectiveness Prevention Sex and gendervaccines equal Vaccine naïveMicrobeTV fundraiser at PWBLetters readpdfJolene Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your questions for Dr. Griffin to daniel@microbe.tv

Duration:00:33:41

TWiV 1079: Rock of phages

1/13/2024
TWiV reveals how viruses participate in the organomineralization of travertines, and how neutralizing antibodies evolve to exploit vulnerable sites in the hepatitis C virus envelope glycoprotein E2 and mediate clearance of infection. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, 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 MicrobeTV Discord ServerCafepressasv.orgpdfThe New City Global dengue cases Measles outbreakorganomineralizationclearance of HCV infectionLetters readJolene Weekly Picks Dickson – Global climate highlights 2023 and 7 new songs you should hear Brianne – Stuff you should know episodes: METI and SETI Kathy – Oppenheimer “Science, Mission, Legacy” documentaries from Los Alamos Lab One Two Three and Los Alamos National Laboratory Summer 2023 National Security Science: The Oppenheimer Issue Rich – The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder by David Grann Alan – Less is Morse, an educational game Vincent – Citing Misinformation, Florida Health Official Calls for Halt to Covid Vaccines Listener Picks Sonrisa – Microorganisms in Perspective Anonymous – Wow! Human Cells Vibrate With Resonant Frequency and It’s Technically Audible Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:46:12

TWiV 1078: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

1/13/2024
In his weekly clinical update, Dr. Griffin reviews recent measles outbreaks, prequalification of nOPV2 by the WHO and most recent statistics on the circulation of respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus and SARS-CoV-2 virus in the US before discussing COVID-19 deaths linked to SNPs in C-reactive protein, spread of recent viral variants, how early vaccination reduced hospitalization of those infected with XBB.1.5, reviewed quarantine guidelines, how oral antivirals reduce hospitalizations, dissociation of antiviral treatment from infection rebound, and long COVID, deaths due to administration of hydroxychloroquine, muscle abnormalities and extreme fatigue in individuals with long COVID-19 and how the economics of where you live make long COVID-19 more severe. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode nationalmeasles unvaccinated Philadelphia’s January’s Prequalify poliovirusdiseasesurveillance nationalsurveillance map hospitalnationalwastewaterSNPs Variant hospitalizations vaccination Vaccination/isolation non-hospitalized antivirals with and without reboundKnow your PASC-paxlovidsafetyimmunocompromisedFluvoxamine hydroxychloroquine dexamethasone Anticoagulation DoxycyclineMuscle abnormalitiespersistent fatiguepost-acuteDouble courseMicrobeTV fundraiser at PWBLetters readpdfJolene Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your questions for Dr. Griffin to daniel@microbe.tv

Duration:01:11:27

TWiV 1077: EtOH and viruses at McGill

1/7/2024
Vincent travels to McGill University in Montreal, Canada to join Angela for a discussion of the careers and the research of two faculty members, Corinne Maurice and Jesse Shapiro, and their PhD trainees Anshul Sinha and Sana Naderi. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Angela Mingarelli Guests: Corinne Maurice, Jesse Shapiro, Anshul Sinha and Sana Naderi Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode MicrobeTV Discord ServerCafepressasv.orgpdfThe New CitycolitisLassa virushuman gut microbiotainfant gutSARS-CoV-2 transmissionsJolene Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:45:44

TWiV 1076: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

1/6/2024
In his weekly clinical update, Dr. Griffin highlights global circulation of Mpox virus, reviews the most recent statistics on the circulation of respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus and SARS-CoV-2 virus in the US, and discusses the clinical outcome of hospitalized children under 5 years infected with SARS-CoV-2, the perinatal and neonatal outcomes including adverse effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection and virus transmission in Italy between early 2020 and 2022, the guidelines to improve home ventilation, the safety and efficacy of the oral anti-viral molnupiravir and the use of convalescent plasma as a long term treatment as well as treatment specifically for the immune compromised, the ineffectiveness of antibiotics for treating COVID-19, the association of olfactory dysfunction and the administration of corticosteroids and the safety of the RSV vaccines licensed last year. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode mpoxAmericasdiseasesurveillancenationalsurveillance maphospitalnationalwastewater5 Yearsvaccinationtransmission Adversehome/isolationsafetyimmunocompromisedCorticosteroids AnticoagulationolfactoryLong Terminfectionchronic kidneyversusMicrobeTV fundraiser at PWBLetters readpdfJolene Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your questions for Dr. Griffin to daniel@microbe.tv

Duration:00:27:48

TWiV 1075: Fit viruses, parasites, sick chickens

12/31/2023
For the last episode of 2023, TWiV describes how ancient chicken remains reveal the increase of fitness and virulence of Marek’s disease virus, and the diversity and dissemination of Leishmania virus in the pathogenic protozoan Leishmania braziliensis. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Kathy Spindler, Brianne Barker and Angela Mingarelli Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode MicrobeTV Discord ServerCafepressasv.orgpdfThe New CityMarek’s disease virusLeishmania virus and L. braziliensisLetters readJolene Weekly Picks Dickson – Addictive Mandelbrot video and Gore slams COP28 summit Angela – 10 top-trending health questions you had for Dr. Google in 2023 Brianne – Tomato lost in space has been found Kathy – Earthquakes of the 20th Century Vincent – Animator Chris Georgenes especially Tricycle animation study Listener Picks Jason – Spot-on, quick booster explainer and “Inverse” vaccine Slashdot’s summary. the full article, primary research article Meika – Iceland earthquake site Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:53:58

TWiV 1074: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

12/30/2023
In his weekly clinical update, Dr. Griffin discusses the outcomes of SARS-CoV-2, influenza and respiratory syncytial virus infection in pediatric communities under the age of 18 years, the treatment of infants with the human monoclonal anti-respiratory syncytial virus antibody to prevent hospitalizations, most recent statistics on the circulation of respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus and SARS-CoV-2 virus in the US, how the SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 pandemic affected school attendance and child healthcare, how exposure length influenced transmission of SARS-CoV-2, how the durability of the anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody response to protect against virus re-infection, if administration of oral antiviral therapy affected viral rebound in either the unvaccinated or vaccinated populations, as well as a reminder of the ineffectiveness of antibiotics for treating COVID-19 and the effect of vaccination on post-COVID conditions in children between 5-17 years old. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode outcomesFlu antibody treatment diseasesurveillancenational trend surveillance hospital admissionsnational trend wastewaterattendancechildren healthmeasuringre-infectionSARS-CoV-2antiviralantivirahospitalization molnupiravir immunocompromisedcytokine Anticoagulation antibioticslong COVID vaccination )chronic kidney versus MicrobeTV fundraiser at PWBLetters readpdfJolene Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your questions for Dr. Griffin to daniel@microbe.tv

Duration:00:45:58

TWiV 1073: Taming the shrew and barring Epstein-Barr virus

12/24/2023
TWiV explains a study showing that ost traits shape virome composition and virus transmission in wild bats, rodents, and shrews, and development of a gB nanoparticle vaccine that elicits a protective neutralizing antibody response against Epstein-Barr virus. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Kathy Spindler Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode MicrobeTV Discord ServerCafepressasv.orgpdfThe New Citypassessmall mammalsnanoparticle vaccineLetters readJolene Weekly Picks Dickson – Summary of Global Climate Action at COP 28 and Notable Deaths 2023: Music Kathy – Two APODS Winter solstice, 183 Days in the Sun and the Same color illusion Vincent – The American Academy of Microbiology discusses gain-of-function research of concern (GOFROC) and enhanced potential pandemic pathogens (ePPP) Listener Picks Gregory – Climate Change – A revised prediction – Steven Chu John – Detergent packs are kinda wishy-washy (Technology Connections) Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:38:18

TWiV 1072: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

12/23/2023
In his weekly clinical update Dr. Griffin discusses the annual economic burden of respiratory syncytial virus in adults in the US, recombinant or standard-dose influenza vaccine in adults under 65 years of age, maternal vaccine effectiveness against influenza-associated hospitalizations and emergency department visits in iInfants, influenza positive tests reported to CDC by US clinical laboratories, update on COVID-19, risk of severe maternal morbidity associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy, COVID-19 rapid antigen tests with self-collected vs health care worker–collected nasal and throat swab specimens, optimal timing of nirmatrelvir/ritonavir treatment after COVID-19 symptom onset or diagnosis: target trial emulation, long-term outcomes following hospital admission for COVID-19 versus seasonal influenza: a cohort study, and risk of arrhythmias following COVID-19: nationwide self-controlled case series and matched cohort study. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode economic burdeninfluenza vaccine Maternal vaccine effectivenessinfluenza surveillancehospital admissionsnational trendsevere maternal morbidityrapid antigen testsnirmatrelvir/ritonavir Long-term outcomesMicrobeTV fundraiser at PWBLetters readpdfJolene Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your questions for Dr. Griffin to daniel@microbe.tv

Duration:00:38:58

TWiV 1071: Giant viruses and virophages with Matthias Fischer

12/17/2023
Vincent visits the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg, Germany to speak with Matthias Fischer about his career and his research on giant viruses, virophages, and their protist hosts. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Matthias Fischer Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode MicrobeTV Discord ServerCafepresspdfC. roenbergensisgiant virusVirophage at originvirophage mavirus Invasion of protist genomesJolene Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:10:28

TWiV 1070: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

12/16/2023
In his weekly clinical update, Dr. Griffin discusses monkeypox and chickenpox co-infection in southern Nigeria, vaccine effectiveness against influenza A, SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibody titers in maternal blood, umbilical cord blood, and breast milk, COVID-19 rapid antigen tests with self-collected vs health care worker–collected nasal and throat swab specimens, four methods for monitoring SARS-CoV-2 and Influenza A virus activity in schools, efficacy and safety of Baricitinib for the treatment of hospitalized adults with COVID-19, a synbiotic preparation (SIM01) for post-acute COVID-19 syndrome in Hong Kong, consistent absence of cerebrospinal fluid biomarker abnormalities in patients with neurocognitive post-COVID complications, and risk of new-onset long COVID following reinfection with SARS-CoV-2. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Monkeypox and chickenpoxinfluenza ASARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibody titersnasal and throat swab specimens Four methodsEfficacy and safetypost-acute COVID-19 syndrome Consistent absenceSARS-CoV-2MicrobeTV fundraiser at PWBpdfJolene Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your questions for Dr. Griffin to daniel@microbe.tv

Duration:00:40:18