COVID-19 Update | January 29, 2021

COVID-19 News

COVID-19 Update | January 29, 2021

January 29, 2021

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 January 29, 2021. Notable advancements include:

  • Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 single-shot vaccine was shown to be 66% effective in preventing moderate and severe disease in a global Phase 3 trial.
  • Novartis is developing a new COVID-19 treatment and expect to have more substantial data by Summer.
  • A UCSF-led science team has identified an anti-cancer drug that kills COVID-19 in lab studies.

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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].