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DeCode Layoffs Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, March 7.
 
1. DeCode Lays Off 14 Percent of Staff to Conserve Cash (from March 4)
 
2. Affy to Relocate Array Manufacturing to Singapore in Cost-Cutting Plan (from March 3)
 
3. Venter Joins Harvard as Visiting Scholar, Lucier Gets a Raise, MDRNA Names SAB, and More (from March 7)
 
4. House Passes Genetic Discrimination Bill Tucked into Mental Health Act (from March 6)
 
5. Researchers Start Untangling Warfarin Pharmacogenomics (from March 6)
The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.