Zika virus PLOS Papers on Lipid-Related Heart, Diabetes Variants in Finland; Zika Lipidome; Glioma Prognosis In PLOS this week: heart disease and diabetes-linked protective protein-truncating variants, lipidome of newborns exposed to Zika, and more. PLOS Papers on Rare Venous Thromboembolism Variant, Vector Mosquito LncRNAs, More In PLOS this week: gene mutation linked to inherited venous thrombosis, lncRNA patterns in the Asian tiger mosquito, and more. Genome Biology Reports on Aedes albopictus Genome, Ebola Virus Outcomes, Glioblastoma In Genome Biology this week: improved reference genome for the Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus, links between Ebola variants and outcomes, and more. Ultra-Cheap, Sensitive DNA Nanoswitch Tech Developed for SARS-CoV-2 Detection Premium The method uses standard lab equipment and the nanoswitches can be easily reconfigured and made in large batches at a cost of about $0.01 per reaction. PNAS Papers on Zika Mutation, Inherited Hearing Loss, Bird Sources of Epidemic Influenza Segments In PNAS this week: Zika virus mutation linked to increased transmission, variants associated with inherited hearing loss, and more. Dec 16, 2019 Roche Applies CE Mark to Zika Screening Test Oct 31, 2019 Sherlock Biosciences Aims to Create Dx Tool for 'Where Testing Should be Done, But Isn't' Premium Oct 10, 2019 Broad Institute Researchers Develop CRISPR-Based Diagnostic, Antiviral Platform Premium Aug 22, 2019 Unreported Zika Outbreak in Cuba Uncovered With Genomics, Travel Surveillance Jun 18, 2019 Ontera Lands $983K IARPA Contract for Zika Genotyping Test Mar 26, 2019 CDC, Group K Diagnostics Collaborate to Design, Evaluate Zika POC Test Mar 21, 2019 Broad, Wyss Institute Researchers Launch CRISPR Dx Firm Sherlock Biosciences Mar 7, 2019 Co-Diagnostics Gets CE-IVD Mark for Multiplex Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya Test Nov 14, 2018 New Mosquito Genome Expected to Serve as Infectious Disease Resource Nov 5, 2018 Protein Profiles Could ID Zika-Infected Pregnant Women at High Risk of Abnormal Births Nov 1, 2018 RNA Virus Reservoir, Vector Predictions From Genome Data May Help Prevent Disease Outbreaks Oct 26, 2018 New Zika Genomes From African, Asian Lineages Document Virus' Population Diversity Oct 18, 2018 Co-Diagnostics Receives CE-IVD Marking for Zika Test Aug 14, 2018 Grifols Gets FDA Clearance for Procleix Zika Virus Assay Jul 6, 2018 FDA Revises Zika Virus Screening Guidance, Recommends Pooled Testing of Blood May 24, 2018 Zika Virus Genomes Elucidate Disease Spread in Central America, Mexico May 14, 2018 FDA Approves Additional Claim for Roche Zika Test May 10, 2018 Zika Screening of Individual Blood Donations Costs $5M for Every Positive Result, Study Shows May 9, 2018 Mammoth Biosciences Developing CRISPR-Based Disease Detection for At-Home, Hospital Use Premium Apr 26, 2018 Broad Researchers Develop Protocol to Use CRISPR-Based Diagnostic Tool for Zika Testing Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.