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The Latest Scientific and Medical Developments on COVID-19

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The Latest on COVID-19

The California Biotechnology Foundation is committed to keeping you up to date about COVID-19 testing, treatment and prevention advancements. The following resources track what progress has been made as of November 20, 2020. Notable advancements include:
  • Recent data from Moderna’s large trial indicates its COVID-19 vaccine candidate is 94.5% effective.
  • Pfizer plans to apply for emergency approval after its COVID-19 vaccine was 95 percent effective and had no serious side effects.
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for the first COVID-19 diagnostic test for self-testing at home.
For more on Vaccines, Testing and Treatment, see our fact sheet HERE.