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The Solana Beach School District board unanimously approved a proactive COVID-19 testing program for students and staff on Sept. 10.

North County doctors says goal is to save lives by increasing number of donated organs for transplant

Two former Qualcomm employees and a Canyon Crest Academy computer science teacher started an educational company for students to improve their proficiency in subjects including computer science, engineering, applied math and other technologies that are relevant in today’s job market.

As chairman and CEO of CalciMedica, Rachel Leheny is overseeing the development of a potential treatment for organ damage caused by COVID-19 pneumonia.

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While most coronaviruses cause common cold, three have become more dangerous, crossing species to people: the first was SARS CoV in 2003 and the latest to “make the jump” — SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes “Coronavirus Disease 2019” or COVID-19. According to former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, there was a large, late-season spike in U.S. “flu-like” illness, raising the unsettling possibility that the novel corona virus may have been here earlier than initially thought.

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