The coronavirus epidemic in the world will intensify by the end of this year due to the seasonality of the infection, but in early 2021 the situation will improve. This opinion was expressed by the head of Microsoft Bill Gates at the virtual conference GeekWire Summit. This was reported by Inc.
“The good news is that by the end of the year or the beginning of the next, more effective therapies will begin to appear, especially monoclonal antibodies,” he said.
Gates explained that monoclonal antibodies are formed by cloning immune cells – leukocytes. These antibodies are specifically targeted to specific areas on the pathogen particles.
Experimental treatment with the monoclonal antibodies was given to US President Donald Trump, who recently fell ill with COVID-19, the head of Microsoft reminded. He predicted that by early 2021, two or three of the first six monoclonal-based drugs currently in the final phase of testing would be “likely to be approved.”
Chief State Sanitary Doctor, Viktor Liashko, said that the drug “Remdesivir”, which was planned to treat patients from the coronavirus, have already been purchased, and the party is taken to Ukraine. He said the news in the interview with Radio Svoboda on Sunday, October 18. “And now it is being transported to the territory of […]
The position of the richest man in the world, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos reached $ 199.7 billion, which is a record for a businessman. This was reported on Wednesday by Forbes magazine. The publication noted that during the trading of Amazon shares on Tuesday, the state of Bezos even exceeded the mark of $ 200 […]
The American satellite company Kymeta announced the attraction of $ 85.2 million in the last round of financing. The round was led by Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who invested $ 78.5 million in the startup. Kymeta develops and manufactures high-speed satellite systems and antennas. The main product of the company is a flat satellite antenna […]
On 23rd of November 2016 the Cabinet of Minister’s representatives have reported about the results in the sphere of business simplification in Ukraine . According to a report, 367 regulatory legal acts have been cancelled. It concerns a law system, notary service payment mechanism for the legal entities, agricultural sector, standard assessment calculation procedures of […]Next
The direction of the Chinese “Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Corporation” expressed interest in the construction of the grain processing plant in the territory of Ukraine, the products of which will be exported to China. This was said by the vice-president of the “Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Corporation” Zhang Zhonghua at a briefing in the framework […]Next
Tesla Inc. paid its chairman and founder, Elon Musk, $ 3 million in compensation for D&O insurance to defend, settle disputes, or make court decisions. This was reported by Insurance Business. This insurance covers the expenses of the members of the board of directors, which are not included in the general expenses of the top […]Next
The financial conglomerate BNP Paribas (headquartered in Paris) acquired indirectly 11.42% of the British JKX Oil&Gas, which owns the Poltava Petroleum Company. This is stated in the message of the JKX Oil&Gas reported on the London Stock Exchange. The owner of the package of the JKX at a rate of 11,42% became the British company […]Next
Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has fined the Russian company “Gazprom” for 85 billion UAH for abuse of monopoly power. This information was announced by the head of department Yuriy Terentyev on his Facebook. He emphasized that the “Gazprom” is a monopolist in the market of transit of natural gas through main pipelines on the territory […]Next
On April, 16-18 in Kyiv will be held the main business event of region in solar energy field devoted to latest technology, trends and investments opportunities – CISOLAR 2019, 8th International Solar Energy Conference and Trade Show of Central and Eastern Europe. Today solar energy development is one of priority areas for investors in the […]Next
Before the fall of the economy in the second quarter of 11.4% led to strict quarantine restrictions and declining demand, as well as reduced investment. This is stated in the report of the National Bank. “The main factor in the deepening decline in GDP was expected to be a reduction in domestic demand. It is […]Next
Shares of Pfizer decreased by 3.2% since the beginning of the year, fell by 1.65% on Tuesday after the company announced the results of the third quarter, which ended on September 30. Pfizer reported a 4% drop in earnings per share (compared to the same quarter in 2019) to $ 0.72, but this was slightly […]Next
The coronavirus epidemic in the world will intensify by the end of this year due to the seasonality of the infection, but in early 2021 the situation will improve. This opinion was expressed by the head of Microsoft Bill Gates at the virtual conference GeekWire Summit. This was reported by Inc. “The good news is […]Next
The group of the companies Energy Resources of Ukraine together with its Polish partner the state oil and gas company PGNiG won the tender for gas supply for the GTS Operator of Ukraine. This is stated in the message of the company “ERU Trading”. “ERU Trading was able to offer the most competitive prices thanks […]Next
LDaily prepared the short overview of latest news in the sphere of business and finance for last week for the readers. If you missed something, it would a good opportunity to correct it. 1. Epic with e-declarations came to an end, but not for all On October 30, 2016, at 24:00 the stage of the Ukrainian […]Next
In London is being heard the case about the manipulation of European interbank rates Euribor. The defendants are 11 former employees of large financial companies such as Deutsche Bank, Barclays and Societe Generale. This trial is characterized like atypical, because for the first time in the case of manipulation of the bidding Euribor defendants are […]Next
The increase of the minimum wage in Ukraine from UAH 5,000 to UAH 6,500 in 2021 may increase the state budget deficit to more than 6% of gross domestic product. This is stated in the economic review of the World Bank. In addition, the increase in the minimum wage will increase the overall need to […]Next
Ukrainian startup Petcube, which successfully sells gadgets for pets, has attracted an investment in amount of $ 2.6 million from such investors as Almaz Capital and AVentures Capital, which previously invested in the start-up $ 1.1 million. Also, in the round participated legendary business incubator Y Combinator; Ukrainians got into the program of the Y […]Next
German airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG on Monday took the third package of measures restructuring of business because of poor dynamic aviation market recovery, according to a press release. “Forecasts for international flights have deteriorated significantly in recent weeks. With the end of the summer holiday season, the number of passengers and bookings is declining again […]Next
Recently, a federal court of the USA has received several class lawsuits where the world’s most popular social networking site Facebook is a defendant. The plaintiffs in the case are large investors of Facebook. The global network Facebook is accused by investors that it has not notified them of the risks and concerns that relate […]Next