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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 March 5, 2021. Notable advancements include:
  • Merck & Co. and Johnson & Johnson are partnering up to manufacture the COVID-19 vaccine, potentially doubling production.
  • Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc is conducting a mid-to-late stage U.S. trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate and expects to report data early in the second quarter of this year.
  • California officials announced that it will now devote 40% of available COVID-19 vaccines to residents in the most disadvantaged areas of the state to slow the spread of COVID-19 and speed up the reopening of the economy.
For more on Vaccines, Testing and Treatment, see our fact sheet HERE.