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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Almost seven years after the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) was signed into law, it has only been cited in a limited number of cases and remains largely unknown to the majority of the US population, while concerns about gaps in its coverage and fear of discrimination persist, according to a Perspective article in The New England Journal of Medicine this week.

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