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Global Markets: COVID-19 vaccine trial delayed

WINNIPEG, July 3 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally.

Moderna had planned to run a 30,000-patient trial of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate, but the start date has been pushed back indefinitely. Originally planned for July 9, the company reportedly still intends to begin trials during the month of July. Other companies are also expected to start trials for their vaccines in the coming weeks.

Canadian retailer and manufacturer Le Chateau Inc. has started to manufacture hospital gowns in order to support frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Other Canadian companies, including Canada Goose, have adjusted their manufacturing already.

At least 19 people are dead after a train crashed into a bus carrying Sikh pilgrims into eastern Pakistan. The train tracks were unmanned. No train passengers were injured in the crash.

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