TWiV 204: M m m my corona

October 21, 2012

my coronaHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Matt Frieman, and Kathy Spindler

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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  • Zippy890

    Dear TWiV,

    If someone studies the gut virome of AIDS patients, I wish they would find a way to sprinkle in a few Chronic Fatigue Synndrome patients also.    I have suffered greatly from CFS for 30 years, and feel intuitively that this is a clue to my illness.    Thanks for the great shows.

    PWC 30 years,
    Todd in Tenn.

  • http://www.virology.ws profvrr

    Todd, there are ongoing experiments to study the virome, as well as the gut microbiome, of CFS patients. I share your notion that the illness could involve imbalances in these ‘omes’. The results should be published within the next year.

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