TWiV 994: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin
In his weekly clinical update, Dr. Griffin discusses the detection of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the novel oral polio vaccine type 2 story, prior COVID-19 infection associated with increased risk of newly diagnosed erectile dysfunction, adverse maternal, fetal, and newborn outcomes among pregnant women with SARS-CoV-2 infection, correlates of protection against COVID-19 infection and intensity of symptomatic disease in vaccinated individuals exposed to SARS-CoV-2 in households in Israel, effectiveness of Nirmatrelvir–Ritonavir in preventing hospital ...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - March 25, 2023 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 908: COVID-19 clinical update #118 with Dr. Daniel Griffin
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 in hospitalized patients, and factors associated with hospital readmission.   Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts,...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - June 11, 2022 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 886: COVID-19 clinical update #109 with Dr. Daniel Griffin
In COVID-19 clinical update #109, Daniel Griffin discusses cardiac complications after infection or vaccination, long COVID in children, fourth vaccine dose in Israel, no need for fourth vaccine does in EU, dexamethasone dosing, immunomodulation therapy, MIS outcomes in children, US long COVID effort launched, and herd immunity. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Cardiac complications after infection or vaccination (MMWR) Long COVID in children (Future Med) Fourth vaccine dose in Israel (NEJM) No need for fourth vaccine dose (Eur Med Agency)...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - April 9, 2022 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 862: COVID-19 clinical update #100 with Dr. Daniel Griffin
In COVID-19 clinical update #100, Daniel Griffin, from Accra, Ghana, reviews the challenges in evaluating Omicron severity, over 800 deaths in children, Pfizer vaccine EUA application for under 5 year olds, false positives from soft drinks, Novavax vaccine EUA application, childhood experiences and vaccine hesitancy, fourth vaccine dose in Israel, effects of antivirals and monoclonals against Omicron, and multiple factors associated with PASC. Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Omicron severity challenges (NEJM) Children and COVID data (AAP) ...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - February 5, 2022 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 856: COVID-19 clinical update #98 with Dr. Daniel Griffin
In COVID-19 clinical update #98, Daniel Griffin reviews COVID-19 in South Africa, recognition of Omicron by ancestral T cells, booster effectiveness against disease, infection and vaccination in pregnant women, early Remdesivir to prevent progression to severe disease, management of hospitalized adults, Tocilizumab in hospitalized patients, vaccination and long COVID, and the true toll of the pandemic. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 853 (58 MB .mp3, 48 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode COVID-19 in South Africa (pdf) Ancestral T cells recogn...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - January 22, 2022 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 803: COVID-19 clinical update #79 with Dr. Daniel Griffin
In COVID-19 clinical update #79, Daniel Griffin discusses clinical management guidelines, ER visits and hospitalization among children, infection and vaccine induced seroprevalence in the US, antibodies in Kenyan blood donors, infections after vaccination, anticoagulation for thromboprophylaxis, baracitinib efficacy, long-term symptoms in adults, and sustained symptoms after severe disease. Hosts: Daniel Griffin and Vincent Racaniello   Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Overlooked shortcomings of observational studies (Op For Inf Dis) Guidelines f...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - September 11, 2021 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

Does Botox combat depression, the fruit fly sex drive, and a series on race and science
First this week, Contributing Correspondent Cathleen O’Grady talks with host Sarah Crespi about controversy surrounding the use of Botox injections to alleviate depression by suppressing frowning. Next, researcher Stephen Zhang, a postdoctoral fellow at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discusses his Science Advances paper on what turns on the fruit fly sex drive. Finally, we are excited to kick off a six-part series of monthly interviews with authors of books that highlight the many intersections between race and science and scientists. This week, guest host and journalist Angela Saini talks with Keith Wailoo,...
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - June 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Science Magazine Source Type: podcasts

Does Botox combat depression, the fruit fly sex drive, and a series on race and science
First this week, Contributing Correspondent Cathleen O ’Grady talks with host Sarah Crespi about controversy surrounding the use of Botox injections to alleviate depression by suppressing frowning. Next, researcher Stephen Zhang, a postdoctoral fellow at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discusses his Science Advances paper on what turns on th e fruit fly sex drive. Finally, we are excited to kick off a six-part series of monthly interviews with authors of books that highlight the many intersections between race and science and scientists. This week, guest host and journalist Angela Saini talks with Keith Wailoo,...
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - June 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Science Tags: Scientific Community Source Type: podcasts

Does Botox combat depression, the fruit fly sex drive, and a series on race and science
First this week, Contributing Correspondent Cathleen O’Grady talks with host Sarah Crespi about controversy surrounding the use of Botox injections to alleviate depression by suppressing frowning. Next, researcher Stephen Zhang, a postdoctoral fellow at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discusses his Science Advances paper on what turns on the fruit fly sex drive. Finally, we are excited to kick off a six-part series of monthly interviews with authors of books that highlight the many intersections between race and science and scientists. This week, guest host and journalist Angela Saini talks with Keith Wai...
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - June 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Science Magazine Source Type: podcasts

Does Botox combat depression, the fruit fly sex drive, and a series on race and science
First this week, Contributing Correspondent Cathleen O ’Grady talks with host Sarah Crespi about controversy surrounding the use of Botox injections to alleviate depression by suppressing frowning. Next, researcher Stephen Zhang, a postdoctoral fellow at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discusses his Science Advances paper on what turns on t he fruit fly sex drive. Finally, we are excited to kick off a six-part series of monthly interviews with authors of books that highlight the many intersections between race and science and scientists. This week, guest host and journalist Angela Saini talks with Keith Wailo...
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - June 21, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Science Tags: Scientific Community Source Type: podcasts

Reopening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, and taking the heat out of crude oil separation
Contributing correspondent Gretchen Vogel talks about what can be learned from schools around the world that have reopened during the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, few systematic studies have been done but observations of outbreaks in schools in places such as France or Israel do offer a few lessons for countries looking to send kids back to school soon. The United Kingdom and Germany have started studies of how the virus spreads in children and at school, but results are months away. In the meantime, Gretchen’s reporting suggests small class sizes, masks, and social distancing among the adults at school are p...
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - July 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Science Magazine Source Type: podcasts

Reopening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, and taking the heat out of crude oil separation
Contributing correspondent Gretchen Vogel talks about what can be learned from schools around the world that have reopened during the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, few systematic studies have been done but observations of outbreaks in schools in places such as France or Israel do offer a few lessons for countries looking to send kids back to school soon. The United Kingdom and Germany have started studies of how the virus spreads in children and at school, but results are months away. In the meantime, Gretchen’s reporting suggests small class sizes, masks, and social distancing among the adults at school are parti...
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - July 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Science Magazine Source Type: podcasts

Reopening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, and taking the heat out of crude oil separation
Contributing Correspondent Gretchen Vogel talks about what can be learned from schools around the world that have reopened during the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, few systematic studies have been done, but observations of outbreaks in schools in places such as France or Israel do offer a few lessons for countries looking to send children back to school soon. The United Kingdom and Germany have started studies of how the virus spreads in children and at school, but results are months away. In the meantime, Gretchen ’s reporting suggests small class sizes, masks, and social distancing among adults at schools are pa...
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - July 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Science Tags: Scientific Community Source Type: podcasts

Reopening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, and taking the heat out of crude oil separation
Contributing Correspondent Gretchen Vogel talks about what can be learned from schools around the world that have reopened during the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, few systematic studies have been done, but observations of outbreaks in schools in places such as France or Israel do offer a few lessons for countries looking to send children back to school soon. The United Kingdom and Germany have started studies of how the virus spreads in children and at school, but results are months away. In the meantime, Gretchen ’s reporting suggests small class sizes, masks, and social distancing among adults at schools are pa...
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - July 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Science Tags: Scientific Community Source Type: podcasts