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Bloomberg's John Lauerman has a rare JAK2 variant that is associated with cancer-like blood disorders, including myelofibrosis. He also has a APOE-C130R variant that increases his risk of Alzheimer's disease. Despite this, the 53-year-old Personal Genome Project participant says he considers himself fortunate.

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In a letter, about two dozen researchers criticize the World Health Organization investigation into the origins of SARS-CoV-2 and call for a new inquiry, the Wall Street Journal reports.

National Geographic reports that nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo have been vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2.

Janet Woodcock, the acting commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, speaks with NPR about SARS-CoV-2 testing and vaccines in the US.

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