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Don’t wait around for new flu vaccine

Don’t wait around for new flu vaccine

A day after the World Health Organization upgraded the swine flu to a „pandemic threat” level, the nation’s pharmaceutical industry warned that a vaccine to protect against the virus could still be at least six months away.

Dollar mixed after Fed

Dollar mixed after Fed

The dollar remained weak against the euro and the pound Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said the economy is still hurting but that the pace of the decline appears to be slowing.

Dollar weak after Fed

Dollar weak after Fed

The dollar remained weak against the euro and the pound Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said the economy is still hurting but that the pace of the decline appears to be slowing.

Dollar mixed after dour GDP

Dollar mixed after dour GDP

The dollar was mixed against rival currencies Wednesday after the U.S. government said the nation’s economy suffered a sharper-than-expected drop in the first quarter.

Flu shakes travel industry

Flu shakes travel industry

The swine flu outbreak has set off alarm bells for the $770 billion U.S. travel industry, which one expert warns could become the „ground zero” of the economic impact from this latest health threat.

Dollar gains on swine flu concerns

Dollar gains on swine flu concerns

The dollar and yen strengthened broadly Monday on rising risk aversion as concern grew that an outbreak of swine flu in Mexico could become a global pandemic, while the Mexican peso fell sharply.