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UgenTec Interpretation Solution for PathoFinder PCR 2SMART Assays

UgenTec and PathoFinder have launched a cloud-based CE-IVD interpretation solution for PathoFinder's next generation multiplex PCR 2SMART assays. The solution uses UgenTect software to automate the interpretation of pathogens detected in PathoFinder's syndromic infectious disease panels. The solution has been rolled out to more than ten laboratories across Europe and the Middle East.

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.