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VIRUS OUTBREAK

Scientists warn of premature optimism as drugmakers rally

They point out that the drugs of some companies are still in early stages, and may never pass clinical trials or gain regulatory approval

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There is big money to be made in producing a vaccine for Covid-19, and investors' interest in which pharmaceutical and biotech company will cross the finish line first is causing a global rally in these stocks.

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THERE is big money to be made in producing a vaccine for Covid-19, and investors' interest in which pharmaceutical and biotech company will cross the finish line first is causing a global rally in these stocks.

But analysts and scientists warn that such hopes have also...

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