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Potential Coronavirus Vaccine Starts Large-Scale Test

The drug company Moderna has started a large-scale test of its vaccine. This is the third and final test and it will determine whether or not the vaccine can actually prevent someone from becoming infected with the coronavirus. The last test was to find out what side effects the vaccine might produce. The new test may involve as many as ...

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The Next Coronavirus Relief Bill

As the Senate starts to discuss the details of a new economic relief bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), has revealed some of the details that the Republicans want in it. These details are what the Republicans will introduce to the floor for discussion, but the final details have yet to be worked out. During the preparation of this ...

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Moderna Enters Phase 3 – Closer to Becoming COVID Vaccine

The drug company Moderna has successfully passed Phase 2 of its drug tests for a coronavirus vaccine. The company says that it is ready to start Phase 3 sometime in July. One unique feature of the potential vaccine is that it does not expose people to the actual vaccine but only to specific proteins in it. The company is looking ...

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Berkshire to Buy $4 Billion in Dominion Energy Gas Assets

Warren Buffett has announced that his company, Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is going to buy the natural gas transmission system from Dominion Energy and its storage network for $4 billion. The system involves more than 7,700 miles of gas lines and as much as 900 billion cubic feet of storage space for gas. At the same time, Berkshire is also purchasing ...

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Coronavirus Causing States to Backtrack on Reopening

Even while claims of reducing coronavirus cases are being made, the truth is far different for many states. More new cases than ever are occurring now, and several days in a row have had more cases than even the worst days at any time previously. The states that are being hit the hardest are Florida, Arizona, and Texas. Some states ...

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Home Sales Still Down from COVID-19

Showing a drop to the lowest levels in more than nine years, home sales are finally starting to rise above record lows. Home prices have also risen by the smallest amount seen in about eight years. The cause continues to be coronavirus, which still has people largely unwilling to get out and look at homes to buy. Some areas are ...

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Will Current Stresses Collapse the Dollar?

While most people are waiting for the economy to return to normal once the pandemic is under control and businesses are open again, some experts are predicting the collapse of the dollar under our massive national debt. It seems that more warnings are occurring lately and it is not so difficult to see how this might happen. The dollar has ...

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Coronavirus and the New Economic Package

Talk continues on reopening America but there is no plan on how to deal with the economy and coronavirus at the same time. It seems that there is no simple answer. Although testing may provide a good start in the right direction, no one has made enough tests to even talk seriously about it. One thing is certain, reports are ...

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The Economic Stimulus Package Has Passed in the Senate

Once again, the stock market has continued to move upward. The key factor was the completion of the $2 trillion economic stimulus package in the Senate. The next step is for it to go to the House for their approval, where it is expected to be quickly passed. President Trump has already said that he will sign it. The Distribution ...

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Politicians Want End of Drug Reliance from China

Amid the rapidly growing coronavirus situation, which certainly has most everyone’s attention, two politicians bring up once again the matter of drug shortages in the United States. The matter was first brought to light back in 2011, which saw a shortage of injectable drugs, and it resulted in the formation of the Drug Shortage Task Force, an agency overseen by ...

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