Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Mark Pallansch, and Trine Tsouderos
Vincent, Rich, Mark, and Trine discuss science and medicine in journalism and the eradication of poliovirus at the 51st Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC).
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Links for this episode:
- ICAAC 2011
- Recent Chicago Tribune articles by Trine
- Polio eradication initiative
- CDC 101: ZombieÂ Apocalypse
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- Letters read on TWiV 149
- Video of this episode below
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