COVID-19 Update | August 7, 2020

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COVID-19 Update | August 7, 2020

August 7, 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 7, 2020. Notable advancements include:

  • Pfizer has agreed to manufacture Gilead Sciences’ antiviral drug remdesivir, increasing supplies for the much needed COVID-19 treatment.
  • Johnson & Johnson will partner with the U.S. government to produce 100 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine.
  • The National Institutes of Health and Eli Lilly & Co. will soon start two clinical trials for its coronavirus treatment to help patients in the early stages of COVID-19.

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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].