Maybelle D. Payne

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines should be safe for most Americans, but 5 groups may want to wait for more data before getting shots

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Margaret Keenan was the first person to be given the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine outside clinical trials. Getty

US vaccine regulators on Friday authorized the nation’s second coronavirus shot for emergency use.

The Food and Drug Administration determined that the benefits of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine outweighed the known and potential risks, based on data from clinical trials. The agency authorized Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine a week prior.

Most participants in Pfizer’s trial reported temporary side effects after being vaccinated, including fatigue, headaches, and pain at the injection site. In Moderna’s trial, nine in 10 people who got the shots registered some side effects, but they were mostly mild or moderate.

Neither trial found any major safety concerns. Their results were consistent across genders, age groups, ethnic and racial groups, and people with preexisting medical problems.

Both studies were at or above the average size for a phase-three vaccine trial: Pfizer’s late-stage

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My American dreams and nightmares: On Mississippi streets, “Native Son” and Jeezy vs. Gucci Mane

Big Cripp stood 6’2″ with a dark caramel complexion, gangsta under his fingernails, and always strapped with the respect that comes from knocking n***as out, doing a murder bid, and surviving a murder attempt on his life. Cripp, who is also my cousin, sewed me into the fabric of a well-knitted crew, the All-Fam Team. Not only was I moving with a strong unit, but I finally had a plug that moved bricks of cocaine — as Nas said, this is a drug dealer’s destiny.

It was a few minutes after 8 a.m. in Jasper County, Mississippi. The sun was still rising, sitting just at the crowns of the oak, pecan and willow trees that populated the woods. The All-Fam Team lingered outside of Uncle’s home, a tidy white structure with brown trim. Uncle was “up the road” dropping off his baby daughter at a neighbor’s house. There were eight

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Actresses Who Rock Singledom and How

In 2019, the Harry Potter star and feminist, Emma Watson, coined a new term for being single – self-partnered. Suffice to say, this is an accurate reflection of how women, who choose to stay independent of a relationship, feel. China celebrates Single’s Day on November 11 every year, a day when uncoupled people celebrate themselves with presents. Although the role of consumerism is fairly obvious in this holiday, providing people with yet another reason to spend, the holiday in some way balances the asymmetric weightage given to the celebration of companionship.

There’s even a behavioural study to suggest that women are much happier when they’re unmarried and childless. While this can be contentious when generalised, there is indubitable value in being comfortable in the skin of singledom. But society is yet far from letting women be at ease with their choices.

Celebrities tend to be hounded to greater degrees, given

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Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine should be safe for most Americans, but 5 groups may want to wait for more data before getting shots

margaret keenan coronavirus vaccine
Margaret Keenan was the first person to be given the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine outside clinical trials. Getty

US vaccine regulators on Friday authorized the nation’s first coronavirus shot for emergency use.

The Food and Drug Administration has determined that the benefits of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine outweigh the known and potential risks to the public, based on data from clinical trials.

Most trial participants reported temporary side effects after being vaccinated, including fatigue, headaches, and pain at the injection site. People under 55 reported more side effects overall, but few participants had severe fatigue or headaches that stopped them from performing normal activities. Serious adverse events were reported in only 0.6% of vaccine recipients.

These results were consistent across genders, age groups, ethnic and racial groups, and people with preexisting medical problems. But several populations were excluded from the trials – meaning it’s still unclear whether the vaccine is safe for

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37 unique gifts for women who deserve only the best

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Gift shopping for women can be a challenge, especially since the lucky lady in your life obviously deserves the best.

If you need to shop for your entire Zoom happy hour group or you’re just looking for something your grandma or sister didn’t know they needed, we compiled a few ideas to keep in mind during this holiday season.

With some help from style expert Melissa Chataigne, lifestyle expert Sydney Sadick and food expert Alejandra Ramos, these gift recommendations all get a stamp of approval from some pretty noteworthy professionals. So whether the woman in your life is looking for a reusable

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Houston police compiling surveillance video as investigation into woman’s death continues

Houston Police are compiling video evidence from cameras positioned near the scene where local woman Alexis Sharkey’s body was discovered naked along the side of the road, according to a local affiliate report.

The 26-year-old was discovered Saturday morning on the side of Red Haw Lane in west Houston, just one day after she was last reportedly seen. Investigators have not released any public information in the case since Dec. 1 and an autopsy is still pending by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HOUSTON WOMAN ALEXIS SHARKEY HATED THE TERM ‘INFLUENCER,’ SISTER SAYS

Local affiliate FOX26 Houston reported earlier this week that area salon Jenry Kelley Cosmetics – Memorial West had a camera positioned to face the roadway. Police have since taken the footage from the device as part of their investigation, salon workers confirmed to the news station. 

Alexis Lee Sharkey was 26 when she was found dead in Houston. (Stacey Clark Robinault)

Alexis Lee Sharkey was 26 when she was found

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