More than 150 countries signed on to a World Health Organization (WHO) program to ensure global access to a Covid-19 vaccine, however, the United States, Russia and China refrained from signing the agreement.

World leaders came together virtually to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, as the deadly coronavirus pandemic and tensions between the United States and China challenge the effectiveness and solidarity of the 193-member body.

First-quarter 2020 earnings reports are coming out, the stock market remains volatile and much of the world is still on lockdown. In this challenging environment, there are business opportunities abound, “but investors are taking a hard look at their checkbooks,” Keith Bliss, managing partner and CEO of iQ Capital, told BioSpace.