EEOC Anti-Discrimination Law Clarifications Benefit Employers, May Confuse Public, Say Critics Premium EEOC final rules provide employers clarity on wellness programs, but they may confuse the public about genetic privacy and anti-discrimination laws, some groups said. EEOC-Proposed Rule Raises Concerns it Will Weaken Genetic Anti-Discrimination Protections Premium Although there are many objections to EEOC proposed changes, some in the business community want more liberal regulations around wellness program inducements. Final GINA Rules to Take Effect Soon The final regulations detailing GINA's employer section aim to simplify rules and definitions, and to provide safe harbor and guidance for businesses. Employers and Other Stakeholders Weigh in on EEOC's GINA Implementation As the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission prepares its discrimination policy, it has collected comments from stakeholders regarding genetic information, incidental errors, and protection for employers and employees. As Implementation Looms, EEOC Holds GINA Meeting Premium Dx/PGx Mar 4, 2009 EEOC Holds Meeting on GINA Title II; Issues Notice of Proposed Rule for Public Comment Premium Feb 25, 2009 EEOC Opens Comment Phase on GINA Breaking News FDA Revises SARS-CoV-2 Test Emergency Use Authorization Requirements to Account for Variants Geisinger Wins $5M NIH Grant to Develop Point-of-Care Genetic Diagnostic Tool Second Genome, Virginia Commonwealth University Partner on NASH Biomarker Discovery LGC Receives CE Mark for AccuPlex SARS-CoV-2, Flu A/B, RSV Reference Material Kit Esophageal Cancer Testing Firm Lucid Diagnostics Files For IPO Twist Bioscience, DeepCDR Collaborate on Antibody Library Design The Scan Booster for At-Risk The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for people over 65 or at increased risk. Preprints OK to Mention Again Nature News reports the Australian Research Council has changed its new policy and now allows preprints to be cited in grant applications. Hundreds of Millions More to Share The US plans to purchase and donate 500 million additional SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses, according to the Washington Post. Nature Papers Examine Molecular Program Differences Influencing Neural Cells, Population History of Polynesia In Nature this week: changes in molecular program during embryonic development leads to different neural cell types, and more.