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This Week in Virology with Vincent Racaniello

“This Week in Virology (TWiV)” Podcast Hits 800th Episode

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Throughout August, September and October, all donations made to Parasites Without Borders will be matched by PWB and donated to Floating Doctors. PWB pledges a minimum donation of $10,000 and will match all of your donations, for a total gift to Floating Doctors of up to $40,000. These donations will help support our shared commitment to reduce the present and future burden of disease in the developing world, and to promote improvements in healthcare delivery worldwide.

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PWB pledges a minimum donation of $10,000 to FIMRC and will match all of your donations, for a total gift to FIMRC of up to $40,000. These donations will help support our shared commitment to bring healthcare resources to medically underserved communities around the world.

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Throughout March and April, all donations made to Parasites Without Borders will be matched by PWB and donated to the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). These donations will help support our shared commitment to reducing the worldwide burden of tropical diseases and improving global health, equity, and social justice.

COVID-19 Clinical Update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

In this COVID-19 clinical update, Daniel Griffin summarizes current status of vaccination in the US, discusses a study on convalescent sera from Argentina, use of remdesivir in patients with kidney disease, and provides further considerations on the use of Ct values in patient management.

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Help Us Support Peace Corps’ Health and HIV/AIDS Fund

Throughout the months of December & January, all donations made to Parasites Without Borders will be matched and DOUBLED by PWB with a pledge up to $40,000 with a minimum donation of $10,000 and donated to Peace Corps’ Health and HIV/AIDS Fund, a fund that helps combat global health issues such as poor nutrition, the spread of infectious diseases, and the devastating social and economic impact of HIV/AIDS.

Help Us Support MicrobeTV

Throughout the months of October and November, all donations made to Parasites Without Borders will be matched and DOUBLED by PWB and donated to MicrobeTV, an independent podcast network for people who are interested in the life sciences (viruses, microbes, parasites, evolution, urban agriculture, communication, and engineering), with a pledge up to $40,000 to MicrobeTV with a minimum donation of $10,000.

Help us support Floating Doctors' Panama Project

Help Us Support Floating Doctors’ Panama Project

Throughout the month of August and September all donations made to Parasites Without Borders will be matched and DOUBLED by PWB and donated to Floating Doctors’ Panama project. Parasites Without Borders is pledging to donate up to $40,000 with a minimum donation of $10,000 automatically given to the Floating Doctors’ Panama project.

TWiV 629: Coronavirus Update + Pandemic Sitrep

Daniel Griffin provides a clinical update on COVID-19, including analysis of the dexamethasone trial, and then the team discusses two Ebolavirus outbreaks in DRC, clinical and virological aspects of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections, age-dependent effects on transmission, and answer listener email. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Alan Dove. Guests: Daniel Griffin and Chuck Knirsch.

My patient caught Covid-19 twice. So long to herd immunity hopes?

“Recent reports and conversations with physician colleagues suggest my patient is not alone. Two patients in New Jersey, for instance, appear to have contracted Covid-19 a second time almost two months after fully recovering from their first infection. Daniel Griffin, a physician and researcher at Columbia University in New York, recently described a case of presumed reinfection on the This Week in Virology podcast. “

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