COVID-19 Update | June 19, 2020

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COVID-19 Update | June 19, 2020

June 19, 2020

The California Biotechnology Foundation is committed to keeping you up to date on COVID-19 testing, treatment and prevention advancements. The following resources track what progress has been made as of June 19, 2020. Notable advancements include:

  • Gilead announced it will begin a clinical trial of remdesivir in pediatric patients with moderate-to-severe COVID-19.
  • As Moderna prepares to launch a Phase 3 trial of its COVID-19 vaccine in July, the company’s CEO says there’s a high probability that the company’s product could reach distribution in 2021.
  • Verily announced that its COVID-19 testing program has been expanded to more than 130 cities across the U.S. and has provided over 256,000 tests.

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