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All the Weird Swag

"What's the weirdest thing you've ever received at a meeting?" Sheril Kirsenbaum asks. She posts a long list of the odd stuff she's received, including light bulbs, fish-shaped Mardi Gras bead necklaces, shorts, and even beer. In the comments, Orac recalls a superhero mascot he once received that was shaped like a Fleet enema.

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 is 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.