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 May 7, 2021. Notable advancements include:
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective at protecting against severe disease caused by two variants, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Moderna released the results of its COVID-19 vaccine trials for those aged 12 to 17, reporting it 96 percent effective against the virus.
TheFood and Drug Administration is preparing to authorize the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents 12 to 15 years old by early next week, opening up the U.S. vaccination campaign to millions of more people.