Swine Flu Stocks Could Be Hot As Fears Grow and Vaccine Production Put In Motion

September 3, 2009 8:56 AM EDT
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Swine flu stocks could be en fuego today on news that Novartis (NYSE: NVS) said patients needs only one 15 microgram dose of the vaccine to be effective in H1N1. Also, Sinovac Biotech (NYSE: SVA) received approval in China to produce its H1N1 vaccine.

In addition, there are all kinds of scary documents surfacing, suggesting the outbreak could be BAD. Yesterday, Zerohedge highlighted forced quarantine documents that were leaked. There is no doubt that the fears of a major outbreak are growing daily as we head into the fall flu season.

Swine flu stocks to watch.

  • Sinovac Biotech (NYSE: SVA)
  • GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK)
  • Novartis (NYSE: NVS)
  • Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX)
  • BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: BCRX)
  • Vical Inc. (NASDAQ: VICL)
  • Hemispherx BioPharma (AMEX: HEB)
  • AVI Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVII)
  • Dynavax Technologies (NASDAQ: DVAX)
  • Generex Biotechnology Corp. (NASDAQ: GNBT)

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