Iraq reported 2,479 new COVID-19 cases

Iraq recorded 2,479 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health said today, Tuesday. The daily epidemiological report on the COVID-19 situation stated that 28 COVID-19 deaths were registered today. On the other hand, 3,243 patients achieved full recovery. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 in Iraq, …

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Merck COVID-19 pill success slams Moderna shares, shakes up healthcare sector

Positive clinical trial results for Merck & Co’s (MRK.N) experimental antiviral COVID-19 pill reverberated through the healthcare sector on Friday, sending the drugmaker’s stock price soaring while denting high-flying shares of vaccine companies and makers of other coronavirus therapies. Merck shares jumped as much as 12.3% and hit their highest …

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