Already Used

A customer who ordered a whole-genome sequencing kit from Dante Labs tells CNBC he noticed something wrong with the one received in the mail — it had already been used. The customer, Cedric Meury, altered the company of the issue, which acknowledged the problem.

Dante Labs CEO Andrea Riposati tells CNBC he's aware of five instances in which customers received already-used kits.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.