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Hundreds of San Diego police officers unvaccinated as city prepares to impose mandate

Hundreds of San Diego police officers unvaccinated as city prepares to impose mandate

Brandon Gibson knows just how serious COVID-19 is. He beat back the disease two months ago.

“It kicked my butt,” he said.

Yet he quit the San Diego police force earlier this month after 10 years because he is not ready to get the vaccine, an imminent condition of employment for city workers.

“I am not an anti-vaxer,” Gibson, 45, said in a recent interview.

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine arrives in San Diego

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine arrives in San Diego

The arrival of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will make it easier for San Diegans to be vaccinated against the virus.

The one-shot vaccine has arrived in the region and is being distributed the same way as the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

San Diegans urged to get flu vaccination

As of Dec. 28, 357 flu cases have been reported this flu season, which is 50 percent more than the number of cases reported this time last season, reported KPBS.

HIV vaccine breakthrough?

A team of scientists at the Center for the AIDS Program of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) found that two South African women infected with HIV were able to produce antibodies that neutralized and killed 88% of known strains of the virus.