Matt Frieman returns to TWiV to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic from the point of view of a coronavirologist, including his work with Novavax on their spike protein-based vaccine.
Links for This Episode
- Phase 1-2 trial of Novavax protein vaccine (NEJM) 33:12.
- MERS-CoV spike nanoparticle vaccine in mice (Vaccine) 12:52.
- Novavax phase 3 press release 31:38.
- When you’ve been fully vaccinated (CDC) 1:26:59.
- Letters read on TWiV 729 59:02.
- Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!
Weekly Science Picks 1:43:29
Dickson – Covid-19 deaths per million ranked by average income.
Brianne – KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor for Feb 2021 and KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor Dashboard.
Rich – The Woman Who Stood Between America and a Generation of 'Thalidomide Babies' (wiki).
Kathy – Quadrantid meteor (Quadrantids).
Vincent – Higher Superstition by Paul Gross and Norman Levitt.
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Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees.