Biotechs rise in early trading as the death toll from the new avian flu strain jumps to 13....

|By:, SA News Editor

Biotechs rise in early trading as the death toll from the new avian flu strain jumps to 13. Sinovac (SVA) is preparing immunizations and can manufacture 30-40M doses annually, according to Bloomberg. Meanwhile, investors continue to bet BioCryst's (BCRX) peramavir could have a role to play. Premarket moves: SVA +9.6%, BCRX +7.4%, NVAX +5%.