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Grail: Rodger Currie

Grail has appointed Rodger Currie as VP and head of government affairs and alliance development. Prior to Grail, Currie served as executive VP for advocacy at Pharmaceutical Research and Manufactures of America. Before working at PhRMA, Currie served as VP of global government affairs for Amgen from 2004 to 2010. Prior to Amgen, Currie held multiple roles in government relations at PhRMA. Prior to that, he was majority health counsel to the US House Committee of Energy and Commerce.

The Scan

Not Immediately Told

The US National Institutes of Health tells lawmakers that one of its grantees did not immediately report that it had developed a more infectious coronavirus, Science says.

Seems Effective in Kids

The Associated Press reports that the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children appears to be highly effective at preventing symptomatic disease.

Intelligence Warning on Bioeconomy Threats

US intelligence warns over China's focus on technologies and data related to the bioeconomy, the New York Times reports.

PLOS Papers on Campylobacteriosis Sources, Inherited Retinal Dystrophies, Liver Cancer Prognosis

In PLOS this week: approach to uncover source of Campylobacteriosis, genetic risk factors for inherited retinal dystrophies, and more.