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Med Fusion LungSEQ and 50SEQ Plus FISH Laboratory Service Expansion

GenomOncology and med fusion announced the expansion of med fusion's LungSEQ and 50SEQ Plus FISH laboratory services to include PD-L1 expression testing. The original services provided a variety of testing services for patients with non-small cell lung cancer. The panels expansion to test results or the status of PD-L1 will determine if patients may be eligible for new-FDA immunotherapies, the companies said.

The Scan

Panel Recommends Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Kids

CNN reports that the US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted in favor of authorizing the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children between 5 and 11 years old.

Sharing How to Make It

Merck had granted a royalty-free license for its COVID-19 treatment to the Medicines Patent Pool, according to the New York Times.

Bring it Back In

Bloomberg reports that a genetic analysis has tied a cluster of melioidosis cases in the US to a now-recalled aromatherapy spray.

Nucleic Acids Research Papers on SomaMutDB, VThunter, SCovid Databases

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database of somatic mutations in normal tissue, viral receptor-related expression signatures, and more.