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Jonathan Eisen's Latest Worst Omics Word Award

Somehow Jonathan Eisen missed it. A title for an interactive graphic in the New York Times was: "Mapping the Human 'Diseaseome.'" Once pointed out to him, he bestowed upon it his latest award. "What does diseasome actually mean? I do not know. And it does seem really unnecessary to me," he blogs.

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.