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Another Reason Not to Have to Go to the Doctor

Entelos, a Foster City, Calif.-based bio-modeling company that, among other things, helps pharma companies do in silico drug testing, has created a web site, MyDigitalHealth, to help explain what it does. Based on a case study done for Portfolio.com's David Ewing Duncan on his chances of having a heart attack, the site explains what the company offers and gives users a chance to have their own profiles created.

The Scan

Tens of Millions Saved

The Associated Press writes that vaccines against COVID-19 saved an estimated 20 million lives in their first year.

Supersized Bacterium

NPR reports that researchers have found and characterized a bacterium that is visible to the naked eye.

Also Subvariants

Moderna says its bivalent SARS-CoV-2 vaccine leads to a strong immune response against Omicron subvariants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Science Papers Present Gene-Edited Mouse Models of Liver Cancer, Hürthle Cell Carcinoma Analysis

In Science this week: a collection of mouse models of primary liver cancer, and more.