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MRSA Screening Study 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 14.
1. Swiss Study Suggests Universal MRSA Screening Does Not Reduce Infection Rate (from March 12)
2. Cepheid Reaffirms Financial Guidance in Wake of Swiss MRSA Study (from March 12)
3. Genetic Discrimination Bill Passes House, But Opposition Remains (from March 10)
4. Report: Biomedical Research Renaissance Squelched under NIH Budget Belt Tightening (from March 11)
5. EGAPP to Release Evaluations of Three New Genetic Tests By Year End (from March 11)
The Scan

Removal Inquiry

The Wall Street Journal reports that US lawmakers are seeking additional information about the request to remove SARS-CoV-2 sequence data from a database run by the National Institutes of Health.

Likely to End in Spring

Free lateral flow testing for SARS-CoV-2 may end in the UK by next spring, the head of Innova Medical Group says, according to the Financial Times.

Searching for More Codes

NPR reports that the US Department of Justice has accused an insurance and a data mining company of fraud.

Genome Biology Papers on GWAS Fine-Mapping Method, COVID-19 Susceptibility, Rheumatoid Arthritis

In Genome Biology this week: integrative fine-mapping approach, analysis of locus linked to COVID-19 susceptibility and severity, and more.