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NEW YORK ─ Xprize on Tuesday announced 20 finalists in a $6 million rapid COVID-19 testing competition that aims to facilitate the development of rapid tests and accelerate the safe return to public spaces.

Culver City, California-based Xprize said it selected finalist teams from 219 semifinalists after conducting blind proficiency testing and judging a detailed questionnaire reflecting each team's qualifications.

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified a small group of breakthrough COVID-19 cases, the Wall Street Journal reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense is to use genetic genealogy approaches to identify the remains of unknown soldiers.

Vox and Nature discuss the importance of preparing for the next pandemic.

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