Health Care Up as Return of Risk Appetite Buoys Biotech Cos -- Health Care Roundup

02/09/18 04:32 PM EST

Shares of health-care companies rose as traders jumped back into some of the areas they deserted during the depths of the stock-market correction earlier Friday. The U.S. flu season is the most dangerous since at least 2009, The Wall Street Journal, citing rates of hospitalization that are the highest since 2010, and a sharp increase in reported flu cases.

 

-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

 

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February 09, 2018 16:32 ET (21:32 GMT)

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