TWiV 284: By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes

TWiV 284: By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler
The TWiV team discusses how skin scarification promotes a nonspecific immune response, and whether remaining stocks of smallpox virus should be destroyed.
Links for this episode

Skin scarification protects against vaccinia virus disease (J Virol)
Smallpox research agenda (PLoS Path)
WHO report on variola research (pdf)
Review of smallpox research program for WHO (pdf)
How I record my lectures (virology blog)
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