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Soaring stocks in pharma giants has minted these 9 new ‘vaccine billionaires,’ according to a report

Stephane Bancel

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The successful development of COVID-19 vaccines has created at least nine new billionaires since the start of the pandemic, according to a new report by the People’s Vaccine Alliance.

These include a range of scientists and executives at vaccine makers including Moderna, CanSino Biologics, and BioNTech, the report said.

It said soaring stocks in pharma giants — fueled by investors who expect huge profits from COVID-19 vaccines — had driven the surge in wealth.

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