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Mental Note: People to Befriend

The Wall Street Journal's 2008 CEO compensation survey is out. Most of the pharma CEOs make in the $16 million to $18 million range, and the highest-paid person on the list of pharma execs is Abbott's Miles White, who receives a little more than $18 million. Eli Lilly's new CEO, John Lechleiter, may feel a little shafted with a compensation package worth about $10 million.

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.