The 1 Stock Most Likely to Win From a Potentially Game-Changing Coronavirus Discovery

Keith Speights, The Motley Fool
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The 1 Stock Most Likely to Win From a Potentially Game-Changing Coronavirus Discovery
The 1 Stock Most Likely to Win From a Potentially Game-Changing Coronavirus Discovery

It's easy to underappreciate just how much progress has been made in researching SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. During the last major pandemic to hit the U.S. (the 1918 influenza pandemic), scientists didn't even conclusively determine that a virus -- instead of a bacterium -- caused the deadly flu until 1930, more than a decade after the end of the pandemic. Earlier this year, the genomic sequence for SARS-CoV-2 was mapped.