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Qiagen's Acquisition of Digene 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, June 8.
1. Qiagen to Buy Digene for $1.6B; Merger Links US-Europe Molecular Dx Strategy (from June 4)
2. Genomics Will Be a Focus of New $700M VC Initiative in California (from June 6)
3. USDA, DOE Award $8.3M to 11 Labs to Use Genomics, Proteomic Tools in Biofuel Research (from June 8)
4. ABI Ships First SOLiD Sequencer to Stanford to Kick Off Early-Access Program (from June 4)
5. Air Force Cancels ABI Biosecurity Contract (from June 4)
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.