written by reader Travis we need your help in finding out who are the companies working on Covid 19

By backoffice, February 28, 2020

aka Coronavirus in developing tests for its presence, companies most likely to develop a vaccine to treat or prevent it,
also companies involved in anti-viral disinfectants for it. Thanks

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Just some ideas: “CODX”, maker of diagnostic kits for Covid-19 could go vertical once approved by FDA/CDC. The stock has already jumped 400% on news that their patented test kits offer results in 45-min, as opposed to 48-hours to send samples for testing at various state labs. They also advertise to be more accurate than the CDC tests, which have already given some “false-positives”. “TOMZ”, is also under the radar, maker of sterilization machines, already approved/adopted by China. Could be in high demand if the virus spreads as rapidly in the U.S. There is a slew of vaccine makers jumping… Read More »

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Also, checkout Ligand (LGND). The stock just started spiking on Friday’s news that company CEO made a statement that it is helping find a cure for the coronovirus. Can someone with an insight on the company’s products make comment on efficacy of the company to produce the vaccine for the virus? Is this stock good to own?


Here is a summary of vaccines and medications for symptoms companies associated: Clinical trials: Drug/Treatment: Remdesivir Drug/Treatment: Lopinavir /Ritonavir Drug/Treatment: pirfenidone Drug/Treatment: Arbidol or chloroquine phosphate Drug/Treatment: Chloroquine Drug/Treatment: Hydroxychloroquine Vaccine: mRNA-1273 – Seattle, Washington Vaccine: ChAdOx1 MERS – Saudi Arabia and The UK https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?cond=Coronavirus&Search=Apply&recrs=b&recrs=a&recrs=f&recrs=d&recrs=m&age_v=&gndr=&type=Intr&rslt=Without https://www.clinicaltrialsarena.com/analysis/coronavirus-mers-cov-drugs/ https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-clinical-trial-investigational-vaccine-covid-19-begins Novavax’s MERS coronavirus vaccine candidate Inovio Pharma’s INO-4700 The investigational DNA immunotherapy, INO-4700 (GLS-5300) is being developed by Inovio in partnership with GeneOne Life Science. It is delivered as vaccine intramuscularly, using the Cellectra® delivery device. INO-4800 by Inovio Pharmaceuticals and Beijing Advaccine Biotechnology mRNA-1273 vaccine by Moderna and Vaccine Research Center Vaccine… Read More »

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Thanks, helpful summary.