Ferreting out the truth on Science Sunday Hangout on Air

I joined Buddhini SamarasingheScott Lewis, Tommy Leung, and William McEwan for a discussion of the avian influenza H5N1 virus transmission experiments done in ferrets.


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  • gsgs 14 May 2013, 8:14 am


    Ferreting out the Truth

    Panel Discussion on H5N1 Influenza

    5 May,2013

    Vincent Racaniello,William McEwan,Tommy Leung

    2:52 starts introduction

    4:20 R:review of Fouchier,Kawaoka,2011

    11:00 E: mice,ferrets

    13:00 R: animals help to understand, but no good models

    15:00 R:chimps=bad model

    I stopped at 23:00 – someone else continue please …

    looks basic, no special papers, no controversial discussion (?)