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Wednesday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Wednesday’s business headlines.

Hoosier business

Indiana is well represented on the list of fastest growing companies.

Inc Magazine says Indianapolis-based Socio is the highest-ranked Hoosier company on the list, coming in at no. 9.

The tech company reported an 862% revenue increase over the two-year period.

Socio uses technology to help companies plan events.

Lifeboost of Noblesville ranked 14th on the fastest growing Midwest companies.

JetBlue

JetBlue is calling attendants back to work to handle increase in travel demand.

JetBlue says its bookings are on the rise into the summer.

Health checkpoint

There is a new solution to help protect people from COVID-19 exposure when entering buildings and businesses – including hotels, restaurants, stadiums, schools and more.

Multimedia Care’s Health Checkpoint is a multifunctional, automated, contactless solution that enables businesses to quickly and safely screen individuals for the virus.

It’s process includes sanitizing hands and shoes, scanning for body temperature, verifying a mask and supplying information from a programmable digital sign and/or custom code.

Pfizer

Pfizer sees a “significant opportunity” to charge more for the groundbreaking shot once it gets to the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The company’s CFO said in an earnings call, any price increase would not happen until 2022, at the earliest.

Pfizer is currently charging the U.S. government $19.50 a dose, well below the $150 or $175 per dose it typically pulls in for a vaccine.

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