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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 18, 2022. Notable advancements include:
  • Moderna’s updated COVID-19 booster vaccine elicits a stronger immune response against omicron and its subvariants than the original vaccine and booster doses.
  • Research published in the journal Nature, suggests it has found a drug that could potentially offer a new type of protection against COVID-19 by attacking proteins responsible for the virus’s replication.
  • Pfizer’s Antiviral drug for COVID-19, Paxlovid, may reduce risk of Long COVID-19 in eligible patients according to a new study.
For more on Vaccines, Testing and Treatment, see our fact sheet HERE.