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Well, we survived Friday the 13th and hopefully each and every one of you had a wonderful weekend.
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Who said the quote that follows, below?
“Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.”
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The stock market was set for a positive day this morning, according to Dow futures. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was slated for 500 points in gains following Moderna’s announcement that its vaccine was over 94% effective in preventing the virus.
Stephane Bancel, the CEO of Moderna, dubbed the vaccine news a “game changer.”
This week Joe Biden’s virus advisors are scheduled for meetings with all the big names in the virus vaccine race: Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and AstraZeneca. These meetings come as the U.S. continues to grapple with the pandemic’s most recent surge. On Friday, there were 177,224 recorded cases–the worst day so far.
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Moderna saw its shares leap over 11% this morning following the company’s announcement that its vaccine is over 94% effective in keeping the virus away.
“This is a pivotal moment in the development of our [virus] vaccine candidate,” said the company’s CEO, Stephane Bancel. “Since early January, we have chased this virus with the intent to protect as many people around the world as possible. All along, we have known that each day matters. This positive interim analysis from our Phase 3 study has given us the first clinical validation that our vaccine can prevent [the] disease, including severe disease.”
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