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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 23, 2022. Notable advancements include:
  • Patients who received Pfizer’s Paxlovid treatment during a COVID-19 infection are two times less likely to be hospitalized as a result of the disease, according to a new study by Epic Research.
  • Receiving the updated bivalent booster from Pfizer and Moderna could provide additional immunity to future variants of COVID-19.
  • The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expects updated COVID-19 vaccine boosters targeting virus variants to be available for children aged 5-11 by mid-October.
For more on Vaccines, Testing and Treatment, see our fact sheet HERE.