Health Care Up as Traders Hedge on Earnings -- Health Care Roundup

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Health-care companies ticked up as traders hedged their bets ahead of earnings in the sector.

Most people would get one Covid-19 shot annually under Food and Drug Administration proposals for simplifying the nation’s Covid-19 vaccine procedures. Moderna shares rose amid hopes that the new guidelines would boost demand for its combination flu-and-Covid shot.

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