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With WHO prequalification, global health organizations can consider the Aptima HIV-1 Quant Dx for public-sector procurement in resource-limited countries.

In PLOS this week: genomic features of Leishmania donovani strains, population genetics of the parasitic nematode worm Thelazia callipaeda, and more.

In Nature this week: genome of ancient Alaskan infant, and more.

An Emory University team has sequenced the genome of the sooty mangabey, comparing the DNA to other primates including humans to further research in AIDS resistance

University of California, Los Angeles, researchers investigate gene therapy as an HIV treatment, Gizmodo reports.

In PLOS this week: HIV-1 genetic diversity in Bangalore; gene variants and noise-induced hearing loss; and more.

In PLOS this week: genetic variants associated with HIV infection risk, protein biomarkers of schistosomiasis, and more.

The sequencing-based panel runs on the firm's Sentosa workflow and detects genomic mutations in the HIV virus.

In a wide-ranging discussion, the two leaders touched upon vaccine development, infant mortality, US education, research funding, machine learning, and precision medicine.

The Ultra's combination of a lower limit of detection and ability to find dead bacilli after starting TB therapy vastly improves sensitivity compared to other tests, the study’s authors said.

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The nonprofit Biden Cancer Initiative is suspending its operations, according to the Associated Press.

Researchers examine how white nationalists handle personal genetic ancestry results that conflict with their racist worldview, the New York Times reports.

NPR speaks with research participants before and after they learn their APOE E4 status, which affects their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

In PLOS this week: genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii strains, Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus uncovered in Sudan, and more.