Date: August 26th, 2020

UCLA to Begin Phase 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Trial in L.A. County
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UCLA to Begin Phase 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Trial in L.A. County

Recruitment underway for 750 L.A. County volunteers The Lundquist Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center in Westwood will soon begin recruiting volunteers for phase 3 trials of a new investigational COVID-19 vaccine with the first dose expected to be administered in early September.   The vaccine, developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca, is called AZD1222 and has already gone through early trials. This…

California Public Health Releases Guidelines for Small Groups of Children
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California Public Health Releases Guidelines for Small Groups of Children

Groups of children and youth in controlled, supervised and indoor environments operated by local educational agencies, nonprofits, some private and public schools, day care settings and “distance learning hubs” were given health guidance by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) on Tuesday. A cohort is defined as a stable group of no more than 14 children or youth…

Pasadena Vice Mayor Calls for Firing of Officer Who Killed Anthony McClain
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Pasadena Vice Mayor Calls for Firing of Officer Who Killed Anthony McClain

During Monday’s council meeting, Vice Mayor Tyron Hampton called for the immediate firing of the Pasadena police officer involved in Anthony McClain’s shooting death. A deeply passionate Hampton pleaded with his colleagues to be transparent and accountable in this investigation. “As it relates to video, I didn’t see the footage before it was released ……

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