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Jerry Williamson

NanoView Biosciences has appointed Jerry Williamson as CEO. Williamson succeeds David Freedman, who will remain with the firm as chief operating officer. Williamson has 30 years of experience in commercial operations, business development, and corporate management in the life science industry. He previously served as president and CEO of KEW, and as CEO and president of Metamark Genetics.

The Scan

Gap in COVAX Doses

BBC News reports that COVAX is experiencing a vaccine shortfall, as the Serum Institute of India has paused exports.

Sanofi, GSK Report Promising Results

The Wall Street Journal reports that the candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine from Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline has had encouraging early results.

Influence of Luck

The New York Times examines how the US avoided variant-fueled increases in COVID-19 cases.

PLOS Papers on Retina GWAS, Hantaan Virus, COVID-19 Phenome-Wide Association Study

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of retinal morphology, analysis of hantaan virus found in a mouse, and more.