Vincent, Alan, Matt and Kathy review isolation of a new coronavirus from two patients in the Middle East, and expansion of the enteric virome during simian AIDS.
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Links for this episode:
- Novel coronavirus (virology blog one, two)
- PCR assay for novel CoV (Eurosurveillance)
- Isolation of novel coronavirus (NEJM)
- SARS CoV now a select agent (Federal Register, pdf)
- My Sharona
- Pathogenic SIV infection associated with expansion of gut virome (Cell)
- Letters read on TWiV 204
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