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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 September 22, 2023. Notable advancements include:
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently cleared updated COVID-19 booster vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna for use in people as young as 6 months old.
  • A new study in Nature Communications suggests that both prior infection with COVID-19 and prior vaccination with mRNA vaccines can limit the secondary incidence proportion of COVID-19.
  • Researchers from John Hopkins University found that convalescent plasma may lessen the odds of long COVID-19 or development of severe illness.
For more on Vaccines, Testing and Treatment, see our fact sheet HERE.