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Purifying TMV: a blast from the archives

We have had an in-house method for purifying Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) and its various relatives ever since I got to Cape Town – and it was propagated by copying and re-copying of what was… 386 more words

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From plant virology to vaccinology: a personal journey

A couple of years ago now, an Editor of the journal Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics contacted me to say they would like to profile me as a vaccinologist. 87 more words

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"New Virus Breaks The Rules Of Infection"! No - no, it doesn't

I was prompted to this post by the breathless and much-hyped response to the discovery – the repeated discovery should I say; there was an earlier one that gets glossed over –¬†of a multicomponent flavirus-like virus, this time in mosquitoes. 1,301 more words

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So: will smallpox come back to kill us, from the melting permafrost??

There has been a lot of tweeting today about how Smallpox Will Come Back From The Grave And Kill Us All: see here, here… 395 more words

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