This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, studies are suggesting that the highly virulent Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant does not expand rapidly in lung tissue, leading researchers to hope that future variants will continue to evade lung tissue.
And, in the continued case against blood-testing company Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, the founder, has been found guilty of fraud, providing future scientific entrepreneurs with a cautionary tale on sharing early data and having said data effectively reviewed regularly.
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Finally, Rick Bright, the former director of the US Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, was quoted as saying: “After all the billions of dollars that I have been instrumental in spending to make a better vaccine, a better drug, or a better diagnostic, I’ve learned that none of that is effective if we don’t have a global early warning system.”
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