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Daily Edition for Tuesday, December 15, 2020

‘Hope For The Future’: First Californians Receive COVID Vaccine: They made history Monday at the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center on Sunset Boulevard. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other officials were present as the first five health care workers received the Pfizer vaccine. “I’m very excited that we have the vaccine, because it provides hope for the future,” said Helen Cordova, an ICU nurse and the first health care worker at the facility to receive the vaccine. Read more from the Los Angeles Times and Bay Area News Group. Continued coverage, below.

Daily Edition for Monday, December 14, 2020

COVID Vaccine Approved For Californians: The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech cleared another hurdle in California on Sunday, when a working group of scientists and experts endorsed its safety. The group reviewed the vaccine separately from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which on Friday issued emergency-use authorization. The move paved the way for vaccines to be distributed across California. Read more from the Los Angeles Times and Politico.