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A team of researchers announced its first draft of the genome of Rhodnius prolixus, a vector of Chagas disease transmission, reports SciDev.Net. Chagas disease is caused by a parasite, Trypanosoma cruzi, that is transmitted by triatomine bugs like R. prolixus. "We chose R.

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Researchers are developing a breath test to determine how severe patients' methylmalonic acidemia disease is, FierceBiotech reports.

NPR reports that vaccine developers are working on SARS-CoV-2 vaccines that are easier to store or administer than the current crop.

Reuters reports that France is to recommend that people under 55 who received one dose of AstraZeneca's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine receive a different vaccine for their second dose.