Wall Street ends choppy session higher

Wall Street ended the day higher on Wednesday in a choppy session with shares of Pfizer boosting the Dow Jones after the drugmaker secured a nearly $2 billion order from the U.S. government if its experimental COVID-19 vaccine is successful.

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Need to Continue Wearing Mask After Vaccination, Doctor Says
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt Praises New Zealand’s Handling of the Coronavirus Pandemic | The Tonight Show
  • U.S. pauses use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine
  • What are the key issues facing Tokyo Olympics?
  • The Chairman Hong Kong: Inside Asia’s Best Restaurant of 2021
  • In This Story: Pfizer

    Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) is an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City. In 2012, it was one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies and ranked 57 on the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.

    5 Recent Items: Pfizer

  • India’s Maharashtra state imposes 15-day lockdown to slow COVID-19 spread
  • Biden Comments on Police Shooting of Daunte Wright, Derek Chauvin Trial
  • Zients: J&J Vaccine Pause ‘Will Not Have A Significant Impact’ On Our Vaccination Program | NBC News
  • Why this analyst likes Pfizer and thinks it can step in if necessary for J&J
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci: No red flags from Moderna, Pfizer vaccines
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