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The Scan

Science Influence

Nature Presents Approach to Study Chromatin Accessibility, Single Cell-Level Gene Signatures, More

Mosquito Release

John Martin Dies

Arizona Bans Abortions for Genetic Anomalies

Genome Biology Papers on Bladder Cancer, PCIP-seq, Structured RNAs in Human Microbiomes

Surprising Rhino Diversity

Or Pick It Up

Brazil Declines to Approve Sputnik V

PNAS Papers on Mosquito Gene Drive, Head and Neck Cancer, Precancerous Lesions in Lung

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.