Novavax coronavirus vaccine induces immune response in early study, shares jump

Novavax Inc said on Tuesday its experimental COVID-19 vaccine produced high levels of antibodies against the novel coronavirus, according to initial data from a small, early-stage clinical trial, sending the company’s shares up 10%. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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L.A. County Board backs ballot measure chipping at Prop. 13 protections

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday, Aug. 4, to back Proposition 15, a statewide ballot measure that would partially repeal longstanding protections under Proposition 13 by taxing most commercial and industrial properties based on current market values. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas recommended that the board support the ballot measure, […]

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LA County aims to step up coronavirus safety at courthouses

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday, Aug. 4, to impose stronger health and safety measures in county courthouses, where public defenders have objected to what they contend are unsafe conditions. Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Sheila Kuehl proposed that the county’s chief executive officer collaborate with the Public Defender’s Office, Sheriff Alex Villanueva […]

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Rams’ Jalen Ramsey wants to leave contract talk to others

Jalen Ramsey said Tuesday he’s “not worried” about whether his contract extension is in place before the Rams’ season opens. If that makes the cornerback’s first video-stream media session of training camp sound bland, well, it was except for the moment Ramsey angrily walked off the screen after being asked repeatedly about the preferred timing […]

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