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DeepChek HBV and DeepChek HVC

Advanced Biological Laboratories (ABL) said today that it has added two new DeepChek applications to Illumina's BaseSpace Apps store.

According to the company, DeepChek HBV and HCV, which are used for analyzing next-generation sequencing data from hepatitis B and C viruses, are now available on the BaseSpace cloud. Previously, ABL made DeepChek-HIV, its solution for analyzing deep sequencing data from HIV, available on BaseSpace .

The Scan

For Better Odds

Bloomberg reports that a child has been born following polygenic risk score screening as an embryo.

Booster Decision Expected

The New York Times reports the US Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine this week for individuals over 65 or at high risk.

Snipping HIV Out

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Temple University researchers are to test a gene-editing approach for treating HIV.

PLOS Papers on Cancer Risk Scores, Typhoid Fever in Colombia, Streptococcus Protection

In PLOS this week: application of cancer polygenic risk scores across ancestries, genetic diversity of typhoid fever-causing Salmonella, and more.