How does biological sex influence influenza infection and vaccination?

Peter Hotez talks about neglected tropical diseases: what are they, where are they found, and where did the term “neglected tropical disease” come from, anyway?

Thursday, 07 December 2017 12:21

Dark fermentation - TWiM 166

The reason for poor efficacy of one of the influenza virus vaccines, and using a hyperthermophilic anaerobe to produce hydrogen from fruit and vegetable wastes in seawater.

Published in TWiM
Monday, 11 September 2017 12:30

Saliva of the fittest - TWiV 458

An imported case of yellow fever in New York City, and how a dengue virus subgenomic RNA disrupts immunity in mosquito salivary glands to increase virus replication.

Published in TWiV

TWiV discusses Zika virus seroprevalence in wild monkeys, Zika virus mRNA vaccines, and a gamete fusion protein inherited from viruses.

Published in TWiV

A virus with Frankenstein-like symptoms. A virus that only infects insects. What could scientists accomplish by combining the two?

Published in Microbial Sciences
Friday, 24 February 2017 10:37

The Never-ending Vaccine Race

Veteran medical journalist Meredith Wadman discusses her new book The Vaccine Race and Dr. April Killikelly, a scientist at NIH's Vaccine Research Center, discusses the latest tools and technologies used to design tomorrow’s vaccines.

Published in Microbes After Hours

The ASM sent a letter to Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chair and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate's health committee and Representative Greg Walden (R-OR), chair and Representative Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ), ranking member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, and Texas Reps. Michael Burgess (R) and Gene Green (D), chairman and ranking member of the subcommittee on health regarding their “Dear Colleague” letter to their colleagues highlighting the benefits of vaccines.

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