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NEW YORK – The UK government has published Genome UK, its national genomic healthcare strategy, promising to offer patients the best possible predictive, preventative, and personalized care underpinned by genome sequencing.

The strategy includes three areas — diagnosis and personalized medicine, prevention, and research — and was laid out in a 64-page report published over the weekend.

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The Washington Post reports that US states and territories are seeking more funding for the distribution of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines.

The strain now accounts for about 80 percent of cases in Wales and Scotland, and about half of cases in England, the Guardian reports.

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