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Researchers discussed using WGS to predict antibacterial resistance, to inform influenza vaccine development, and to diagnose and build drug resistance profiles for tuberculosis.

In PLOS this week: role of fibrillarin during henipavirus infection, ancestry patterns in Bene Israel individuals, and more.

The firm's preliminary revenues were lower than expected and led to analyst downgrades and a drop in early trade.

Researchers sequenced seven dozen flu patients to characterize viral genetic diversity and examine viral transmission.

The bank downgraded Quidel's shares to market perform and trimmed its Q4 revenue forecast due to a mild flu season.

The test is the first of several planned CLIA-waived assays from Cepheid, and the first point-of-care test on the market to differentiate flu from RSV.

The Enigma MiniLab runs single-tube multiplex panels at the point of care, with a lower price point than other commercially available syndromic panel platforms. 

The assay runs on the company's fully automated PCR-based Idylla platform and detects various strains of the flu virus and respiratory syncytial virus.

A team of Chinese researchers has found using PCR and sequencing approaches that avian flu appears to have been transmitted between two unrelated people.

At AMP's annual meeting, a researcher presented results of a study to determine the Cobas Liat Influenza A/B assay's impact on clinical decision making in the ER.

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A genetic genealogy analysis helped secure the release of a California man from prison after getting his murder conviction overturned, the Guardian reports.

Technology Review discusses the concerns that come along with the ability to quickly synthesize viruses like SARS-CoV-2.

Researchers have uncovered large bacteriophages whose genomes include translational machinery, Live Science reports.

In PNAS this week: role for Myc in alternative splicing regulation in prostate cancer, variation in methylation in Arabidopsis, and more.