TWiV 484: Float like a mimivirus STING like a bat

The TWiVumvirate discuss the giant Tupanvirus, with the longest tail in the known virosphere, and dampened STING dependent interferon activation in bats.

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TWiV 181: ORFan poxviruses and nIRFing prions

On episode #181 of the science show This Week in Virology, Vincent, Rich, and Kathy discuss Cotia virus, a new poxvirus, Orf virus infections associated with handling goats and lamb, and the innate immune response to prions.

You can find TWiV #181 at www.microbe.tv/twiv.