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The Atlantic: Bats Could Hold the Secret to Better, Longer Human Life
In laboratory experiments, bats have been dosed with so much virus that their tissues end up chock-full—clocking some 10 million units of Ebola virus per milliliter of serum, or 10 million units of the MERS coronavirus per gram of lung——and researchers were still unable to discern serious problems with the bats’ health. Bats and their viruses have, in effect, struck “an immunological detente,” says Tony Schountz, a bat immunologist at Colorado State University.
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: Charles H. Calisher, 2023 Walter Reed Medalist
VIDEO: Tom Monath explains why he nominated Charles Calisher for the 2023 Walter Reed Medal.
Coloradoan: CSU professor emeritus Charles Calisher receives Walter Reed Medal for work on arboviruses
Longtime Fort Collins resident Charles Calisher, an emeritus professor of microbiology at Colorado State University, was recently awarded the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene’s top honor, the Walter Reed Medal, for his extensive achievement in the field.