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Sigma-Aldrich Initiates $200M Credit Facility for European Business

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sigma-Aldrich has initiated a $200-million credit facility in Europe that will mature in seven years, the company said today.
 
The company said it will use the cash from the multi-currency revolving facility in its European operations for general purposes, including possible acquisitions.
 
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, and the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UJF are co-leaders and bookrunners for a group of seven banks involved in the deal.

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.