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U.S. health department asks labs to add demographic data to COVID-19 results

FILE PHOTO: Drivers give details to healthcare workers as they queue to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., May 26, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (Reuters) – U.S. laboratories testing patients for COVID-19 are required to report data such as a patient’s age and ethnicity along with test results, the U.S. Department… Read More »

These Labs Rushed to Test for Coronavirus. They Had Few Takers.

When a stay-at-home order in March all but closed the revered labs of the gene-editing pioneer Jennifer Doudna, her team at the University of California, Berkeley dropped everything and started testing for the coronavirus. They expected their institute to be inundated with samples since it was offering the service for free, with support from philanthropies.… Read More »