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An E. coli outbreak in Washington State and Oregon has sickened 37 people as of yesterday, ABC News reports. All those that fell ill had reported eating at Chipotle, and the restaurant chain has closed 43 outlets in the area.

Scott Lindquist, Washington's state epidemiologist, says the outbreak has been linked to the Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O26.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.