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The company believes the pandemic will accelerate the adoption of its cancer diagnostics as patients and doctors look for faster and more convenient tests.

The company plans to use the funds to improve patient engagement and navigation within its Genome Care Delivery technology platform.

The diagnostics firm is conducting a 1,000-person study to find T cell profiles associated with the immune response to COVID-19 and recovery from the disease.

The company saw orders for its Cologuard colorectal cancer test fall 63 percent during the first 20 days of April because of a decline in standard healthcare visits.

Ongoing Scripps research into polygenic risk for coronary artery disease now offers remote genetic counseling as well as an Android app.

InformedDNA's network of remote counselors will augment the AI-driven chatbots offered by OptraHealth's automated GeneFax platform.

Cancer centers now can schedule telehealth consultations and receive post-visit reports for high-risk patients through the CancerIQ platform.

With $46 million in total raised since its founding in 2016, the company hopes to scale its telegenetics services to meet national demand.

Vendors look to augment, not replace, genetic counselors with consumer-friendly technology, including AI-driven online chats and decision support systems.

By partnering with telehealth provider PWNHealth, Lineagen wants to help children on the autism spectrum start treatment faster and qualify for more benefits.

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According to BBC News, the global vaccine-sharing initiative has sent its first shipment, which arrived in Ghana this week.

CNN reports that a US Food and Drug Administration document says Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine meets the requirements to receive an Emergency Use Authorization.

Researchers in France are developing a new, fast test for SARS-CoV-2 that initial testing indicates may be highly accurate, the Guardian says.

In Cell this week: analysis of fitness patterns among SARS-CoV-2 isolates, single-cell transcriptome analysis of immune features in COVID-19, and more.