COVID-19 Update | September 18, 2020

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COVID-19 Update | September 18, 2020

September 18, 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 September 18, 2020. Notable advancements include:

  • Eli Lilly and Amgen have announced a partnership to increase supply of a COVID-19 antibody treatment after it was shown to reduce the need for hospitalization.
  • Moderna released details on how they are conducting a late-stage trial of its COVID-19 vaccine while ensuring they will determine safety and efficacy.
  • Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine could be distributed to Americans before the end of the year if found to be safe and effective by the Food and Drug Administration.

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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].