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UK Human Genetics Commission

The Human Genetics Commission would like to see preconception genetic tests available more broadly, and more education about and support for such tests in the system.

The Human Genetics Commission advises that "standards and consistency" are needed for DTC testing services.

Bloomberg reports the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services sent Orig3n a letter saying it has not corrected lab issues uncovered in an earlier inspection.

In an editorial at BMJ Opinion, two genetic counselors call for an increased focus on post-test patient care.

A new survey finds people in the US are getting their COVID-19 test results back faster, but not fast enough to help some viral control measures, NPR reports.

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of malaria parasites in Ethiopia, loci linked to childhood BMI, and more.