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At least five San Diego companies have seen their share prices jump since the World Health Organization declared in June that swine flu infection had reached pandemic levels, according to this Xconomy story.
The story gives a detailed rundown of the local companies benefitting from the outbreak. They include biotechs big and small, with products ranging from flu test kits to possible vaccines to a microbial germ killer.
Some local researchers, as we’ve reported, have also garnered extra attention thanks to the virus.