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Another Fraud Charge

Prosecutors have added a twelfth fraud charge against former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, according to the Mercury News.

According to CNBC, the criminal trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Not Really From There

Mother Jones reports scammers are pretending to be from the CDC to sell COVID-19 tests.

The US Food and Drug Administration said it plans to aggressively pursue companies selling unproven products for diagnosing, preventing, or treating COVID-19.

According to the DOJ, the company also accepted a 25-year ban on participating in any federal healthcare program.

Charges Filed

Arrests have been made and charges filed in connection with a genetic testing fraud scheme, Reuters reports.

A Growth Field?

Reuters reports on the growth of genetic testing fraud in the US that targets senior citizens.

The company decided to settle the complaint in order to avoid "lengthy and distracting litigation," but denies any wrongdoing.

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes is scheduled to stand trial on wire fraud charges next year, the Wall Street Journal reports.

US health officials have issued a fraud alert for a scam involving genetic testing, Bloomberg reports.

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The Washington Post reports that Herbert Tabor, who worked at the US National Institutes of Health for 77 years, has died at 101.

The World Bank is seeking approval for a $12 billion plan to provide low-income nations with funds to procure SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, according to Reuters.

Science writes that public health officials and others are debating whether cycle threshold values should be included on SARS-CoV-2 results.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: online database of SARS-CoV-2 protein structures, atlas of the human brain, and more.