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Dent in Trust

The Guardian writes that the retraction last week of two COVID-19 papers may affect public trust in science.

The Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine have retracted two COVID-19 papers due to concerns about the data used in their analyses.

The Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine have issued expressions of concern regarding the data used in two COVID-19 papers, the New York Times reports. 

Makeover Opportunity

A change in leadership could offer the New England Journal of Medicine the chance to re-make itself, write Retraction Watch's Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky, at Stat News.

Not Keeping Up

ProPublica writes that the New England Journal of Medicine may not be keeping up with the times.

Cepheid's Xpert MTB/RIF test received a vote of confidence for its ability to diagnose TB and rifampicin resistance in remote and resource-poor regions of the world, according to the results of a New England Journal of Medicine study.

Findings in a NEJM study this week challenged previously reported data that alleles in the CYP2C19 gene can limit how certain carriers of the polymorphisms respond to Plavix.

The Lancet has made changes to its peer-review process in response to its recent retraction of a COVID-19-related paper, Science reports.

The New York Times reports that a series of emails show how Department of Health and Human Services officials sought to silence the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A new initiative aims to move Australia's genome sequencing labs onto one system, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

In PLOS this week: recessive mutation tied to early-onset dilated cardiomyopathy, epigenetic analysis of lung adenocarcinoma, and more.