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What to Do After the Genetic Test?

With more and more genetic tests available, the possibility of misdiagnosis and false positives is greater and the doctors and hospital officials who inform the new parents of any problems are not always knowledgeable about the newborn's particular condition, says an article in the Wall Street Journal. The American College of Medical Genetics has a website with information for doctors about what to do when a baby is positive for a rare disease, the article continues, and the group is developing an online map of genetic specialists.

The Scan

Billions for Antivirals

The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports.

NFT of the Web

Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports.

23andMe on the Nasdaq

23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported.

Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer

In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.