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The companies will use their respective technologies and expertise to identify multi-gene biomarkers that can be used in cancer drug discovery.

The partners will develop a test to identify women most likely to benefit from VGX-3100, Inovio's immunotherapy to treat HPV-associated advanced cervical dysplasia.

The firm reported revenues of $126.0 million for the three-month period ended Dec. 31, 2020, up from $106.9 million in the same period last year.

The firm guided for 2021 revenue growth of between 5 percent and 8 percent, citing "a persistently uncertain business environment."

The Chinese company said it would use some of the funding to advance its integrated diagnostics research and development pipeline.

According to BBC News, the global vaccine-sharing initiative has sent its first shipment, which arrived in Ghana this week.

CNN reports that a US Food and Drug Administration document says Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine meets the requirements to receive an Emergency Use Authorization.

Researchers in France are developing a new, fast test for SARS-CoV-2 that initial testing indicates may be highly accurate, the Guardian says.

In Cell this week: analysis of fitness patterns among SARS-CoV-2 isolates, single-cell transcriptome analysis of immune features in COVID-19, and more.