TWiV 294: Smallpox and anthrax and flu, oh my!

July 20, 2014

CDC anthrax incidentHosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan Dove, and Rich Condit

The TWiV team reviews the discovery of old vials of smallpox virus at NIH, anthrax and influenza mishaps at CDC, the baby who was not cured of HIV, Cambridge Working Group, and sacking of NSABB members.

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