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TWiV 11: Elite controllers, mosquitoes, and winter vomiting

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Host: Vincent Racaniellotwivlogo

Guests: Alan Dove and Jeremy Luban

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

Science book of the week: Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis. Click here to see a page from my Mother’s marked-up copy. She was a high school English teacher.

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Download TWiV #11 (62.6 MB .mp3, 68 minutes)

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