Market

Dow headlong 900 points as coronavirus fears mount

  • Sep 21, 2020

In a painful start to the week for the Dow and the border market, stocks headlong Monday as investors worry when Washington will agree with another stimulus bill. The Dow was down more than 900 points, or 3.3%. The broader S&P 500 was down 2.5%. B

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Russia approves Covid-19 prescription drug for sale in pharmacies

  • Sep 19, 2020

Russia has approved R-Pharm’s Coronavir treatment for outpatients with mild to moderate Covid-19 infections and the antiviral drug could be rolled out to pharmacies in the country as soon as next week, the company said on Friday. Coronavir’s a

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Moderna plans to seek emergency authorization if COVID-19 vaccine proves 70 percent effective

  • Sep 17, 2020

Moderna Inc company plans to seek emergency authorization for its use if the COVID-19 vaccine proves to be at least 70 percent effective, the company's chief executive told Reuters. Moderna's vaccine candidate - mRNA-1273 - is nearing the fini

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UAE granted emergency approval for use of a coronavirus vaccine

  • Sep 15, 2020

The United Arab Emirates on Monday granted emergency approval for use of a coronavirus vaccine, six weeks after human trials in the Gulf Arab state started. A phase III trial of a COVID-19 inactivated vaccine developed by Chinese state-owned pharmaceu

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US: Flesh-eating bacteria on rise, five cases of infections

  • Sep 14, 2020

After inducting the world’s highest coronavirus fatalities while simultaneously witnessing one of its biggest waves of anti-racism protests in recent history, the country may be dealing with flesh-eating bacteria. Health officials in the US stat

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US budget deficit tops $3 trillion with one month left in fiscal 2020

  • Sep 12, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed the US federal budget deficit above $3 trillion for the first 11 months of fiscal 2020, more than doubling the previous full-year record, the US Treasury said on Friday. The budget deficit for August was $200 billio

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US accuses China of 'threatening' and 'harassing' foreign journalists

  • Sep 08, 2020

The United States accused China on Tuesday of "threatening" and "harassing" foreign journalists after the Asian country refused to renew press credentials for several employees of American media organizations. China's record of

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US Election: Important dates to be remembered in the 2020 presidential contest

  • Sep 07, 2020

US voters on November 3 will decide whether to give Republican President Donald Trump a second four-year term or replace him with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Here are the important dates in the 2020 presidential contest: Septemb

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Amazon bans sales of foreign seeds in US after thousands got unordered packets

  • Sep 06, 2020

Amazon has banned sales of imported seeds in the United States after thousands of Americans said they had received packets of seeds they had not ordered, mostly from China. "Moving forward, we are only permitting the sale of seeds by sellers who are

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