Sunday, February 28, 2021

Tag: COVID-19

Longer Life in Pets puts one Biotech Stock in Huge Demand

OA is caused by many factors in both large and small dogs, including developmental issues, injury and obesity. Poor conformation often leads to OA early in life. Conformational changes impact both large (hip dysplasia) and small dogs (patellar luxations).

Experts claim they identified human genes that can protect against Covid-19,...

A team of scientists say they have identified the genes that can protect human cells against Covid-19. The scientists from the New York Genome Center, New York University and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai used CRISPR, a technology that allows them to alter DNA sequences, to make their discoveries.

J&J CEO says people may need annual Covid vaccine shots for...

According to CNBC article “J&J CEO says people may need annual Covid vaccine shots for the next several years “ People may need to get vaccinated against Covid-19 annually, just like seasonal flu shots, over the next several years, Johnson & Johnson (NY:JNJ) CEO Alex Gorsky told CNBC on Tuesday.

11 Year Old Media Company Broadcasts is 150th Show

Public companies and new issues like cryptocurrencies, now more than ever need investor support. And to take it a step further, they need new investor support on a constant basis. The novel coronavirus has led to the death of the traditional roadshow and birth of digital introductions and support. FMW Media with both NewToTheStreet and ExploringTheBlock seem to be ahead of the game and looking forward to another 11 years and 150 shows.

Short-Sellers Just Won Their Bet on This Vaccine Stock, while ...

Short-sellers gained a lot of attention in recent days as they rushed to cover positions in rapidly rising stocks such as GameStop (NYSE:GME). In this case, they lost their bets on the stock's decline -- and their money. But in some cases, the shorted stock does fall. And short-sellers come out on top. That happened last week with a high-flying coronavirus vaccine stock.

New Covid strains ‘may even escape the immune response,’ says Biden...

Three highly contagious mutations of Covid have been detected in at least 33 states across the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Researchers say these highly transmissible variants could prolong the pandemic and potentially create another surge. Projections out of the CDC even predict the U.K. variant to be the dominant variant in the U.S. by March. Gounder, an epidemiologist at NYU, told host Shepard Smith that she’s “concerned” that people will let their guards down in March and that it could potentially lead to another surge. “That’s a time when you might have some families taking spring break, so you would have the additive effect of, again, a holiday where people might be socializing, not taking all the safety measures, on top of this far more contagious variant,” warned Gounder. 

Johnson & Johnson requests emergency authorization from FDA for Covid vaccine...

Johnson & Johnson (NY:JNJ) applied for an emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for its coronavirus vaccine after releasing data last week showing it was about 66% effective in protecting against the virus.

Vaxart shares plunge over 60 % due to ineffective oral COVID...

An experimental coronavirus vaccine taken by mouth showed promising results in an early-stage clinical trial of 35 healthy adults, South San Francisco-based Vaxart (NQ: VXRT) said Wednesday. Despite the results, Vaxart’s (NQ: VXRT) stock plunged 60% in intraday trading.

Dr. Gottlieb says J&J Covid vaccine trial yields very good results....

Across all geographies, the vaccine was 85% effective in preventing severe cases of Covid-19 after four weeks, according to J&J (NYSE: JNJ). Protection improved over time, the company said, with zero participants reporting a severe case after 49 days. Additionally, J&J (NYSE: JNJ) said the vaccine provided complete protection against Covid-related hospitalizations after four weeks.

There are Multiples in Pet Stocks

Chicago Animal Care and Control experienced a “first” early on in the pandemic.  In one day, every single animal on the floor was adopted. COVID-19 has boosted...