Table of Contents

I’m working on putting a Table of Contents together for virology blog. This page is not yet done, but I add a bit every week and in a few months should be finished. Most posts are indexed only once, but it should help readers find information on specific viruses.

A

Acute flaccid paralysis

Acute flaccid paralysis of unknown etiology in California

ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and viruses

American Society for Virology

B

Bacteriophages

Viruses help form biofilms

Biofilms

Viruses help form biofilms

Bracovirus

Wasps do a gain-of-function experiment in caterpillars

BSL-4 laboratory

Visiting biosafety level-4 laboratories

C

Cancer

A transmissible cancer of soft-shell clams

Chlorovirus

Algal virus associated with altered human cognitive functions

Coronavirus

Moving beyond metagenomics to identify the next pandemic virus

Bat SARS-like coronavirus: It’s not SARS 2.0!

Communication

Scientists: Engage the public!

D

E

Ebolavirus

An Ebolavirus vaccine in Africa

Long-term effects of Ebolavirus infection

Ebolavirus will not become a respiratory pathogen

How ZMapp antibodies bind to Ebola virus

A promising Ebolavirus antiviral compound

Nobel laureates and Ebolavirus quarantine

Ebola virus arrives in New York City

Ebolavirus vaccines and antivirals

Zaire ebolavirus in West Africa

What we are not afraid to say about Ebola virus

Transmission of Ebola virus

Could the Ebola virus epidemic have been prevented?

Ebola virus enters the United States

WHO on Ebola virus transmission

Treatment of Ebola virus infection with brincidofovir

Would we have an Ebola virus vaccine if not for NIH cuts?

WHO assessment of experimental Ebola virus vaccines

The quarantine period for Ebola virus

Can Ebola virus infect via the skin?

How Firestone controlled Ebola virus disease in Liberia

Could Reston virus be a vaccine for Ebola virus?

Enterovirus

An outbreak of enterovirus 68

Enterovirus D68 infections in North America

Evolution

TWiEVO: This Week in Evolution

Exaptation: A cell enzyme becomes a viral capsid protein

F

Foot-and-mouth disease virus

Transgenic pigs resistant to foot-and-mouth disease

G

Gain of function debate

Moving beyond metagenomics to identify the next pandemic virus

1977 H1N1 influenza virus is not relevant to the gain of function debate

Scientists for Science

Genome

Top secret, viruses with RNA genomes!

H

HeLa cells

HeLa RNA is everywhere

Hepatitis C virus

Combination antiviral therapy for hepatitis C

HIV

A huge host contribution to virus mutation rates

Blocking HIV infection with two soluble receptors

The Berlin patient

I

Incubation period

The incubation period of a viral infection

Influenza virus

How a toupee compromised influenza vaccine

Influenza virus in breast milk

1977 H1N1 influenza virus is not relevant to the gain of function debate

How influenza virus infection might lead to gastrointestinal symptoms

The value of influenza aerosol transmission experiments

Reconstruction of 1918-like avian influenza virus stirs concern over gain of function experiments

J

K

L

Lassa virus

Lassa virus origin and evolution

Leishmaniavirus

A virus in a parasite in a human

Lymphocytes

Lymphocytes after dark

M

Measles virus

Measles in the brain: Fusion gone awry

ME/CFS

An Open Letter to the Lancet, Again

Trial By Error, Continued: A Few Words About “Harassment”

At least we’re not vexatious

Trial By Error, Continued: More Nonsense from the Lancet Psychiatry

Trial By Error, Continued: Did the PACE Trial Really Prove that Graded Exercise Is Safe?

Trial By Error, Continued: Questions for Dr. White and his PACE Colleagues

Revisiting the PLoS One economics analysis of PACE

A request for data from the PACE trial

Trial by error, Continued: PACE Team’s Work for Insurance Companies Is “Not Related” to PACE. Really?

An open letter to Dr. Richard Horton and The Lancet

Trial By Error, Continued: Why has the PACE Study’s “Sister Trial” been “Disappeared” and Forgotten?

Trial By Error, Continued: Did the PACE Study Really Adopt a ‘Strict Criterion’ for Recovery?

David Tuller responds to the PACE investigators

PACE trial investigators respond to David Tuller

TRIAL BY ERROR: The Troubling Case of the PACE Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Study (final installment)

TRIAL BY ERROR: The Troubling Case of the PACE Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Study (second installment)

TRIAL BY ERROR: The Troubling Case of the PACE Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Study

B cell depletion benefits ME/CFS patients

Methods

What does transfection mean?

MicrobeTV

Mosquito

Sushi protects mosquitoes from lethal virus infections

Mutation

A huge host contribution to virus mutation rates

Viral variation in single cells

Describing a viral quasispecies

N

O

Obituaries

Neurovirologist Richard T. Johnson, 84

Richard Elliott, virologist

P

Poliovirus

From trivalent to bivalent oral poliovirus vaccine

The switch from trivalent to bivalent oral poliovirus vaccine: Will it lead to polio?

Virologists, start your poliovirus destruction!

Why do we still use Sabin poliovirus vaccine?

Shedding poliovirus for 28 years

A collection of polioviruses

The Wall of Polio, version 3.0

Blocking virus infection with soluble cell receptors

An unexpected benefit of inactivated poliovirus vaccine

Implications of finding poliovirus in sewers of Brazil and Israel

Poliovirus escapes antibodies

Oral polio vaccine-associated paralysis in a child despite previous immunization with inactivated virus

Polymerase

A protein platform for priming

Prions

Is chronic wasting disease a threat to humans?

Prion contamination in the emergency room

A case of prion disease acquired from contaminated beef

Prions in plants

Resistance to prion disease in humans

Detecting prions by quaking and shaking

Infectious agents with no genome

Q

R

Retrovirus

Retroviral influence on human embryonic development

Rhinovirus

A new cell receptor for rhinovirus

Rubella virus

Rubella virus and birth defects

Rudivirus

Viruses in the extreme

S

Salk, Jonas

The 100th birth anniversary of Jonas Salk

Satellites

Satellites – the viral kind

Sea star wasting disease virus

A virus that melts sea stars

Structure

Covering up a naked virus

Synthetic biology

A minimal cell operating system

T

Teaching

Earth’s virology course for 2016

Shelves and mentors

Principles of Virology, Fourth Edition

Virology for planet Earth

U

V

Vaccines

Permissive vaccines and viral virulence

New Yorkers like their science from scientists

Viral Oncotherapy

Designer viruses for killing tumor cells

Viroids

Viroids, infectious agents that encode no proteins

Virome

The Arctic fresh water virome

Your viral past

Viral genomes in 700 year old Caribou scat

Virulence

Permissive vaccines and viral virulence

W

X

Y

Z

Zika virus

Zika from sex, the byway but not the highway

Zika virus and microcephaly

Zika virus and the fetus

Person to person Zika virus transmission

Congenital Zika syndrome

Zika virus infection of the nervous system

Structure of Zika virus

Zika virus, like all other viruses, is mutating

Zika virus in Brazilian non-human primates

Antibodies to dengue virus enhance infection by Zika virus

Zika virus crosses the placenta and causes microcephaly in mice

See also: TWiV 368: Infected, you will be

 TWiV 375: Zika and you will find

TWiV 376: The flavi of the week is Zika