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Host: Vincent Racaniello
Vincent, Alan, and Jeremy discuss why certain AIDS patients, called ‘elite controllers’ or ‘long-term non-progressors’, do not develop disease, why mosquitoes infected with Sindbis virus remain healthy, and the continuing outbreaks of norovirus gastroenteritis.
Immunity article on elite controllers.
PNAS article on protected mosquitoes.
The word quarantine comes from the seventeenth century Venetian quarantena, which means forty day period.
Science podcast pick of the week: The Mr. Science Show
Download TWiV #11 (62.6 MB .mp3, 68 minutes)