Investors turn to biotech as vaccine roll-out cools sentiment on big pharma

Other sectors set to benefit as lockdown eases

Pedro Gonçalves
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Sectors such as telemedicine could boom over the course of the year

Sectors such as telemedicine could boom over the course of the year

Any halo earned from helping tackle the Covid-19 pandemic is likely to be short-lived for big pharma, according to asset managers who are turning their sights towards biotech and telehealth as the world slowly returns to normal.

On 8 December 2020, England became the first country to roll out a Covid-19 vaccine, a jab developed by Pfizer and BioNTech. In the months leading up to that, the healthcare sector took a leading role...

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