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The next iteration of Ancestry's Health experience seeks to provide customers with actionable information about certain commonly inherited health conditions.

According to Buzzfeed News, hackers have targeted users of two genetic genealogy sites.

The Helsinki-based firm is making its panel available for free to people who already have been genotyped by consumer genomics services or biobanks.

As 2020 dawns, forensic genomics is poised for growth as companies aim to harness the power of consumer databases coupled with advances in sequencing.

As part of the shift, DNA.Land, which was run as an academic research project, will delete all data by the end of the month and ask customers to resubmit it.

MyHeritage plans to offer Promethease free of charge through the end of this year and to maintain SNPedia as a free resource for academic and non-profit users.

The US Food and Drug Administration is to announce stricter standards for emergency authorizations of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, reports the Washington Post.

The Associated Press reports Johnson & Johnson is starting a late-stage clinical trial of its candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Bloomberg reports the budget of Operation Warp Speed is actually $18 billion, higher than the number typically cited.

In Genome Research this week: genomic analysis reveals role of super-spreaders in SARS-CoV-2, epigenetic drivers of cancer, and more.