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Scripps Health Forms Vaccine Committee For Future COVID-19 Treatment
– 12:21 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, 2020
Scripps Health announced today it has established a COVID-19 Vaccine Committee to recommend which coronavirus vaccine or vaccines to consider offering for patients, employees and physicians.
The team of Scripps’ medical, pharmaceutical and vaccine experts will begin meeting this week. They will review and analyze the leading COVID-19 vaccines from an evidence-based perspective.
“It’s our responsibility as a health care provider to be the voice of science and truth,” said Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder.
“There is a strong potential for public opinion to differ on which COVID-19 vaccine is best, with some people lacking faith in any of them. Our goal, through this committee, is to provide