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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The past year and half has seen increasing attention paid to the legal risks posed by the practice of genomic sequencing as part of a new paradigm of precision medicine.

Spurring much of this is a case, Williams v. Quest/Athena, in which Amy Williams is suing Quest Diagnostics and its subsidiary Athena Diagnostics for what she alleges was the negligent misclassification a genetic variant in her son, Christian Millare, who died in Jan. 2008.

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Nobel laureates and scientific societies urge NIH and the Department of Health and Human Services to revisit the recent decision to end funding for a coronavirus grant.

Bloomberg reports that BGI's SARS-CoV-2 testing sites in the Middle East have raised concerns among US officials.

A new Pew Research Center poll finds confidence in medical researchers has grown among US adults since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

In Science this week: machine learning algorithm for faster Mendelian disorder diagnoses, gene linked to safe response to nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates, and more.

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This webinar will discuss the current status of COVID-19 testing, treatment and other aspects of the current pandemic as they relate to getting this outbreak under control.