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TWiV 454: FGCU, Zika

TWiV 454: FGCU, Zika

Sharon and Scott return to TWiV for a Zika virus update, including their work on viral evolution and spread, and whether pre-existing immunity to dengue virus enhances pathogenesis. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Guests: Sharon Isern and Scott Michael   Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Hurricane Zika (TWiV 410) 454 Corporation (Wikipedia) Regional Zika update, Americas (PAHO, WHO) Zika virus serum bank (pdf) Zika virus evolution and spread in the Americas (Nature) Multiple introductions of Zika virus in US (Nature) Inhibition of Zika Virus Replication by Wolbachia (J Virol) Zika virus pathogenesis in rhesus macaques unaffected by immunity to dengue virus (Nat Commun) Impact of flavivirus immunity on Zika virus infection in rhesus macaques (PLoS Path) Enhancement of Zika virus pathogenesis by antiflavivirus immunity (Science) No ADE by dengue antibodies in Zika virus patients (Clin Inf Dis) Oropharyngeal mucosal transmission