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Inovio tanks 40% after pausing coronavirus vaccine trial, trading halted

Inovio Pharmaceuticals tumbled as much as 40% in early Monday trading after the biotech firm announced a temporary hold on its coronavirus vaccine’s phase 2/3 trial. The study is on “partial clinical hold” until questions asked by the Food and Drug Administration are answered, Inovio said in a press release. […]
Inovio tanks 40% after pausing coronavirus vaccine trial, trading halted
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Dow caps off best quarter since 1987 as strong economic data drives gains

US stocks rose on Tuesday as better-than-expected economic data outweighed mounting concern over a second wave of COVID-19 cases. The Dow Jones industrial average’s 18% gain in the three-month period from April through June marked the index’s best quarterly return since 1987. US consumer confidence jumped in June the most […]
Dow caps off best quarter since 1987 as strong economic data drives gains
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A potential coronavirus vaccine funded by Bill Gates is set to begin testing in people, with the first patient expected to get it today

Healthy volunteers in Philadelphia and Kansas City, Missouri, will begin testing an experimental coronavirus vaccine starting this week. Inovio Pharmaceuticals, a small biotech in Pennsylvania, received regulatory clearance to begin testing. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other nonprofits have poured funding into Inovio’s vaccine project. The biotech said […]
A potential coronavirus vaccine funded by Bill Gates is set to begin testing in people, with the first patient expected to get it today