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5 Coronavirus Stocks to Look Out For as COVID-19 Spread Continues

A few stocks, including some of the ones below, are being classified as COVID-19 stocks because of their potential to rise even as the pandemic worsens.Apart from the obvious health effects, the current coronavirus pandemic has already depleted financial markets all over the world. As the outbreak continues to spread and the world records a lot more confirmed cases, these economic effects are also going to continue. Many companies are already recording heavy losses and many of the world’s...

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Bill Gates Explains How He Would Fight Coronavirus if He Were U.S. President

Bill Gates, Microsoft сo-founder, shared his thoughts about the current state of the healthcare system and ways to fight coronavirus. He explained what measures he would implement if he were the U.S. president.Although not a one-man show, coronavirus is proving problematic to many nations, and a strict leader needed to keep people safe. One man who has been at the forefront of coronavirus pandemic outbreak in the world is none other than Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates. In...

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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Stock Down 2% Today, Coronavirus Vaccine Not Ready Until Year-End

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) stock lost 5.64% on Friday and is 2.33% down today. The company’s CEO Alex Gorsky reassured that the company will have important data by the end of the year to offer a coronavirus vaccine.In the race for the search of a coronavirus vaccine is an American multinational corporation, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ). However, things are not all rosy for its stock market which has been falling for the past two months. As a result, all the gains made from late...

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Germany’s Angela Merkel in Quarantine after Contact with Coronavirus-Infected Doctor

Merkel’s quarantine does not mean she will stop her official business, as the leader will continue working from home. She will also have regular COVID-19 tests in the coming days. Coronavirus gives no quarter to anyone, all of us can become at risk. Outstanding political leaders are no exception, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel has already checked it by her own experience. Currently, her ability to remain the public face of the country is under question, as after contact with...

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At Least 20 Coronavirus Vaccines Are in Progress Globally, WHO Officials Confirm

As the search for COVID-19 vaccines intensifies, there are at least 20 coronavirus vaccines in the pipeline. However, Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Moderna (MRNA), the stocks of the leaders in the race, tumbled as the week came to the end.Coronavirus alias COVID-19 is the virus that has taken the humankind hostage for the past two months. It has led to most biotech companies to push beyond their limits in the search for a vaccine. As a result, the World Health Organization (WHO) officials...

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Moderna (MRNA) Stock Down 10.48% after FDA Commissioner Comments on Vaccine Timeline

Moderna (MRNA) stock tanked by 10.48% on Thursday. The slide followed FDA Stephen Huhn’s statement that the COVID-19 vaccine is at least a year away.After a short upward, Moderna Inc (NASDAQ: MRNA) stock has plunged. Yesterday, it closed at $28.27, 10.48% down from the previous mark. Before, Moderna stock had a sweet period, albeit short, accompanied by the positive coronavirus news.Moderna (MRNA) Stock PriceOn March 16, the biotech company dosed the first patient in a study of its...

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Waiting for Coronavirus Vaccine? Favipiravir or Avigan Can Cure Global Economy

Avigan, also known as Favipiravir, is a Japanese flu drug developed by the healthcare arm of Fujifilm. 340 patients taking the drug found it reduces recovery time and improves their lung condition. Enthralled by COVID-19, the world is waiting for a hero who will find the coronavirus vaccine. And one of the most widely-discussed variants to treat coronavirus today is Favipiravir (or Avigan). Worldwide famous biotech companies such as Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ: GILD), Inovio Pharmaceuticals...

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Coronavirus Vaccine Stock: Gilead Sciences or Moderna?

Let’s have a closer look at Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ: GILD) and Moderna Inc (NASDAQ: MRNA) stocks as the companies are working on possible coronavirus vaccine.In the race for a coronavirus vaccine, two horses battle for the lead, Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ: GILD) and Moderna Inc (NASDAQ: MRNA). As a result, a lot of speculation on the booming of their stock prices has been in the mainstream media, since the outbreak of the deadly virus.Gilead Sciences is an American public biotech company...

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Gilead Sciences (GILD) Stock Is 2.53% Up, Its Remdesivir Used to Treat Coronavirus

Gilead Sciences (GILD) stock price has moved up at the news that its drug remdesivir is used to treat coronavirus patients on ‘compassionate’ grounds.Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ: GILD) stock has made some gains after the confirmation of the use of one of its drugs on U.S. soil. Sources say that Remdesivir is being used to treat several patients who have coronavirus. The drug is not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Certain rules allow for the use of such mediations on...

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Novavax (NVAX) Stock Jumped 6% Yesterday on $4M Funding for Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

Novavax (NVAX) stock jumped again yesterday after it received a $4 million award to be pumped into developing a vaccine for COVID-19. However, today it is falling.Since the coronavirus epidemic worsened, the stock market has been a lot more unreliable than ever. Stocks that had shown a lot of promise since the year began, have crashed considerably and are still bleeding. There are a few stocks that seem to be well-positioned for an increase if the epidemic continues to get worse. However, of...

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