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In the wake of the pandemic, gold, platinum and silver prices rose sharply. These precious metals are playing an increasingly important role in medicine.

Investors rushed to precious metals as a safe haven. But in addition to the financial protective function, silver is used to detect the Covid-19 virus. Silver and gold nanoparticles are used in serological tests, a type of blood test. Silver is also used in some masks.

There is a recognizable trend in the healthcare sector to use more and more precious metals. This is all the more true as the population is aging. In the United States, for example, health spending is expected to grow by around $ 6 trillion annually. Gold and platinum are already used today in the fight against certain types of cancer. Platinum slows cell division and has long been used in chemotherapy treatments.

Silver prevents microbial infections and was an important tool before antibiotics existed, known for thousands of years. Gold nanoparticles are being researched for testing and treating AIDS. Gold also has anti-inflammatory properties. Gold, silver, and platinum also offer benefits in medical devices. Platinum is used, for example, in pacemakers.

Around three to five percent of the entire precious metals market goes into the health sector, and the trend is rising. However, if you are interested in these metals as an investor, you should look at the companies behind them such as Fury Gold Mines or Aguila American Gold.

Fury Gold Mines – https://www.commodity-tv.com/ondemand/companies/profil/fury-gold-mines-ltd/ – Develops and develops multi-million ounce gold projects in Canada. The company is active in three productive mining areas. Aguila American Gold – https://www.commodity-tv.com/play/aguila-american-gold-new-company-early-stage-gold-exploration-in-oregon-usa/ – brings the Wusa Gold-Silver Project in Oregon back to life. The property makes up around 70,000 hectares of promising gold land.

Current company information and press releases from Fury Gold Mines (- https://www.resource-capital.ch/de/unternehmen/fury-gold-mines-ltd/ -).

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