COVID-19 Update | August 21, 2020

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COVID-19 Update | August 21, 2020

August 21, 2020

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 August 21, 2020. Notable advancements include:

  • Roche and Regeneron are teaming up to develop antibody drugs for COVID-19 treatment.
  • Pfizer and BioNTech released early results from its vaccine study showing initial positive responses to one of its two vaccines in development.
  • The Food and Drug Administration found positive results in antiviral drug, remdesivir, which assists with recovery in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

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