Recent Breakthroughs & Developments
Every day California’s biotechnology industry discovers life-saving cures and therapies that allow people around the world to live longer, healthier, fuller lives. Learn about these medical miracles and the latest biotech news.
Recaps of the latest breakthroughs, as reported in CBF’s monthly newsletter.
There is no dispute that deep-seated, persistent healthcare disparities and inequities exist in California and across the nation. For communities of color, this is amplified by social and economic factors that contribute to racial disparities in health coverage, chronic health conditions, declining mental health, and increased mortality. …read more
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted full approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for people ages 16 and older. The Moderna vaccine is currently under the full FDA review process and is expected to receive the same status very soon. …read more
In the News
Breaking news, as reported throughout the world.
November 16, 2021
Pfizer announced a deal on Tuesday to allow its promising Covid-19 treatment to be made and sold inexpensively in 95 poorer nations that are home to more than half of the world’s population.
November 15, 2021
Although AstraZeneca and Moderna are archrivals in the COVID-19 vaccine space, the two have an interesting mRNA pact that has been operating largely under the radar.