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BD Board Declares Dividend: May 20, 2009

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson's board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $.33 per share.

The dividend is payable on June 30 to shareholders of record as of June 9.

BD said that the indicated annual dividend rate is $1.32 per share.

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.