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La Jolla News Nuggets: LJI president, art committee, ‘Hometown Heroes,’ $3 million honors, UCSD studies, more

La Jolla Institute for Immunology celebrates new president The La Jolla Institute for Immunology hosted a celebration honoring Erica Ollmann Saphire as the institute’s new president and chief executive.The Sept. 9 reception took place outdoors on the Arroyo Terrace Lawn at The Lodge at Torrey Pines. Saphire has dedicated her career to facing health threats such as the Ebola virus and COVID-19. “This right ...

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La Jolla News Nuggets: COVID-19; beach crowds; ‘Munk’s Map’; more

Scripps convenes COVID-19 vaccine committee Scripps Health has established a committee to recommend which COVID-19 vaccine or vaccines to consider offering for Scripps patients, employees and physicians.The team of Scripps’ medical, pharmaceutical and vaccine experts will begin meeting this week and will review and analyze leading COVID-19 vaccine candidates.“It’s our responsibility as a health care provider to be the voice of science and truth,” ...

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