COVID-19 Update | August 28, 2020

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COVID-19 Update | August 28, 2020

August 28, 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 28, 2020. Notable advancements include:

  • Abbott Laboratories gained approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its portable COVID-19 tests that can deliver results within 15 minutes.
  • Promising results were seen in elderly patients in Moderna’s small clinical trial for a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • AztraZeneca started early testing of an antibody-based treatment and will begin a clinical trial.

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If you have any questions about informational briefings contact California Biotechnology Foundation Executive Director Patty Cooper at (916)764-2434 or [email protected].