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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 February 3, 2023. Notable advancements include:
    • A trio of new studies concludes that the bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster offers added protection against infection from Omicron and its major subvariants.
    • A recent study suggests that repeated boosters at frequent intervals could improve COVID-19 vaccine efficacy and control the long-term pandemic trajectory.
    • COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots help keep children ages 5 to 11 suffering from respiratory illness out of emergency departments and urgent care centers.
For more on Vaccines, Testing and Treatment, see our fact sheet HERE.