COVID-19 Update | July 17, 2020

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COVID-19 Update | July 17, 2020

July 17, 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 July 17, 2020. Notable advancements include:

  • AstraZeneca and Oxford University’s vaccine showed a robust defense against COVID-19 in a Phase I trial.
  • Moderna reported their vaccine provoked a promising immune response against the COVID-19 virus in a small trial.
  • Gilead Sciences announced new findings that its antiviral drug remdesivir reduced the risk of death for severely sick coronavirus patients by 62 percent.

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