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Louis Yuan

WuXi NextCode has appointed Louis Yuan as China general manager. Yuan will be responsible for leading the firm's China businesses, sales, and other operations from its Shanghai site. Yuan joins WuXi NextCode from Becton Dickinson, where he served for the last six years as senior business unit director for its pharmaceutical systems franchise across China. Previously, he was senior director of sales at Pfizer's vaccine business in China. He has also held marketing and sales positions within Sanofi Pasteur and served as a research assistant of the Beijing AIDS Clinical Research Center at Ditan Hospital.

The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.