What's in the news today in San Diego, California?
$24 Million Contract to Fund Ebola Drug
Tuesday, The Department of Health and Human Services announced that Mapp Biopharmaceutical was given a $24.9 million contract to help speed the work on an experimental Ebola drug. The contract could be increased to $42.3 million. The current drug being tested is called ZMapp.
San Diego Blues Festival
The Annual San Diego Blues
Festival comes to Embarcadero Marina Park North on September 6th and 7th. All proceeds from the festival go to the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank. The festival has contributed over $225,000 and 10 tons of food to help end hunger in San Diego County.
There's $366,000 in unclaimed money waiting to be claimed in San Diego County. Time is running out, however, on submitting a claim. Monday, September 11th is the deadline. Unclaimed money is turned over to the county's general fund. For more information call 877-829-4732