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Mother Jones reports scammers are pretending to be from the CDC to sell COVID-19 tests.

The US Food and Drug Administration said it plans to aggressively pursue companies selling unproven products for diagnosing, preventing, or treating COVID-19.

Illumina will pay Pacific Biosciences a termination fee of $98 million, in accordance with the merger agreement, originally announced in November 2018.

The nonpartisan federal agency's report suggests ways for Congress, the FDA, FTC, and CMS to expand oversight of the genetic testing market.

New York Senator Charles Schumer cautions that genetic testing companies could sell consumers' genetic data, the New York Post reports.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Federal Trade Commission today said that Thermo Fisher Scientific has agreed to sell certain assets to GE Healthcare as a condition of getting clearance for its acquisition of Life Technologies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Federal Trade Commission announced on Tuesday it has reached an agreement with GeneLink and its former subsidiary foru International to settle charges of deceptive advertising claims made by the companies about their personalized nutritional supplements.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thermo Fisher Scientific announced after the close of the market on Wednesday a public offering of $2.2 billion of its common stock.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Illumina has withdrawn its offer to acquire Complete Genomics, according to a filing submitted to the US Securities and Exchange today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI-Shenzhen and Complete Genomics said today that their proposed merger has cleared US antitrust review.

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Novamax has begun a phase III trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the New York Times.

The governor of New York says the state will conduct its own review of any SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, NPR reports.

Vox reports that the Trump Administration may limit student visas for individuals from some countries to two years.

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