TWiV 648: Life is for learning
Daniel Griffin provides a clinical report on COVID-19, followed by a review of the findings that children shed as much SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA from the respiratory tract as older patients, the lineage giving rise to SARS-CoV-2 has been circulating in bats in China for decades, and answers to listener questions. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker Guest: Daniel Griffin and Chuck Knirsch Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Roche trial of Actemra for COVID-19 fails (Reuters) Postdoctoral position at RM...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - August 2, 2020 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 632: Countering a miasma of anti-think
Daniel Griffin provides a clinical update on COVID-19, then we review SARS-CoV-2 infections in non-humans, vesicular stomatitis in Kansas horses, and answer listener questions. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler and Brianne Barker Guests: Daniel Griffin and Chuck Knirsch Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Dexamethasone for COVID-19 (medRxiv) Proning trial for COVID-19 (Lancet) Tocilizumab for COVID-19 cytokine storm (Chest) Global causes of death Vesicular stomatitis in horses (ProMedMail) Daily tests needed (At...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - June 28, 2020 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 595: Coronavirus update - Daniel Griffin MD in the parking lot
Daniel Griffin MD joins TWiV from a hospital parking lot to provide updates on COVID-19 diagnostics, clinical picture, and therapeutics, and then the TWiV team continues coverage of the coronavirus pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2. Hosts: Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Daniel Griffin, MD Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Tocilizumab (Wiki) Nares swab for SARS-CoV-2 (Star Trib) US SARS-CoV-2 epidemic curve (CDC) Cleaning and disinfecting (CDC) Cleaning fruits and vegetables (FDA) Coronav...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - March 29, 2020 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

The Lancet: March 25, 2008
Josef Smolen from the Medical University of Vienna, Austria, discusses in this week's podcast how the monoclonal antibody tocilizumab could be effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis. Tocilizumab blocks interleukin 6, a pro-inflammatory cytokine involved in the biological process behind rheumatoid arthritis (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - March 25, 2008 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts