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Inovio sinks 26% after US government decides to discontinue funding for next phase of COVID-19 vaccine trial

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Inovio tumbled nearly 30% on Friday after the company said the government will stop funding a late-stage study of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
Inovio said the decision stems from the 'rapid deployment of vaccines' and isn't a reflection on its INO-4800 candidate.
The biotech firm said it will work with its global partners on the Phase 3 vaccine trial.
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Inovio Pharmaceuticals shares were chopped down by nearly a third on Friday after the US government said it will discontinue funding for a late-phase trial of the...
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CDC says women under 50 are at the highest risk of blood clots after J&J shot as advisors debate the vaccine's future

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Army medics fill syringes with Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site in Orlando, Florida on April 10, 2021.
Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images 15 people have now developed blood clots after receiving the J&J vaccine, three of which were fatal.
The US paused distribution of the shot earlier this month after six cases of blood clots were reported.
A panel of experts is meeting today to discuss what to do with the vaccine, including potentially attaching a new warning label.
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Israel's struggling tourism sector is optimistic about reaping benefits from reopening in May

Israel's struggling tourism sector is optimistic about reaping benefits from reopening in May

13 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Israel's struggling tourism sector is optimistic about reaping quick benefits with tourism reopening next month after a rapid Covid-19 vaccination campaign.
Airlines are hurrying to add flights to Tel Aviv since groups of foreign tourists who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 will be allowed into Israel from May 23.
“As we look to the world reopening and travel resuming, the Italies and Frances are a little behind Israel in terms of when we anticipate travel will reopen. And that's due to vaccines,” said Brian Znotins, the vice president of network and schedule planning at American...
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J&K government prioritizes Covid vaccination for people in travel and tourism

J&K government prioritizes Covid vaccination for people in travel and tourism

13 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

In the midst of an increase in Covid cases, the government has made those associated with travel and tourism the priority group for getting Covid vaccination in the Kashmir Valley.
According to the divisional commissioner Kashmir PK Pole, Deputy Commissioners and Director Tourism have been asked to vaccinate people immediately who are associated with the tourism and transport sector.
“The deputy commissioners and director tourism shall ensure that the vaccination of the people engaged in tourism activities which include hoteliers, taxi/cab drivers, waiters, tourist guides etc,” said an...
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