The press release by President discusses putting resources to help in the firefight as well as the use of plasma to help COVID suffers. There is a 35% better survival rate for people who use the plasma. That is important...not 100%....but significant if the plasma is available and people get tested quickly.
There is some indication that with Warp Speed we are in a better position to get a vaccine by the fall. That time frame is pretty close so there must be something in the works. I think there are 6 companies that are working on it so investing in them is helpful.