Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Adolfo Garcia-Sastre
Vincent speaks with Adolfo Garcia-Sastre about the origin, pathogenesis, and prevention of the 2009 pandemic influenza H1N1 virus.
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Links for this episode:
- Influenza virus receptor specificity and disease
- PB1-F2 expression by 2009 H1N1 strain does not increase virulence
- Protection against 2009 H1N1 infection by immunization with older strains
- Passage in eggs changes influenza receptor specificity
- Association between D222G mutation and virulence
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