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The 5 most common booster shot side effects, according to 11,290 people in the US who've gotten boosted

71-year-old Frank Mallone receives a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot at the Safeway on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, on October 4, 2021.Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Booster shots are now being offered to all adults in the US. Side effects of third COVID-19 shots tend to be milder than the second, according to early CDC data. Fatigue, fever, and headaches are still common for a day or two after a booster.  Booster shots are now available to every adult vaccinated against COVID...
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Belgium records Europe's first case of the new coronavirus variant spreading in southern Africa

A coronavirus vaccine vial.Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images Belgium recorded its first case of the new coronavirus variant seen spreading in southern Africa, its health minister said Friday.Frank Vandenbroucke announced that the B1.1.529 variant was found in an unvaccinated traveler who entered Belgium and tested positive on November 22, De Morgen reported."Caution is necessary, but don't panic," Vandenbroucke said, Het Laatste Nieuws reported.Previous cases had been restricted to South Africa,...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, UK, Science, News, Germany, Africa, Trends, European Union, South Africa, Delta, Belgium, Alexandra Ma, Botswana South Africa, De Morgen, Het Laatste Nieuws


Hautelinks: Dua Lipa’s Newsletter, Gifts for Fashion Girls, Amazon Holiday Decor, & More

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Alzheimer's nasal vaccine to enter human trials for the first time, spurring renewed hope for preventing the disease

A laboratory worker tests a nasal spray (not related to Alzheimer's) at the Pharma and Beauty factory in Saint-Chamas, France, on January 21, 2021.Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images Brigham and Women's Hospital is spearheading the first human trial of an Alzheimer's nasal vaccine. The vaccine is designed to prevent or slow the progression of the disease. It uses a drug, Protollin, to stimulate immune cells to remove sticky plaque from the brain. Alzheimer's treatments seemed like ...
Tags: Science, News, Drugs, US, Trends, Alzheimer's Disease, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Vaccines, Eisai, Cummings, Brigham, Alzheimer, University of Nevada Las Vegas, William Burke, Biogen


The new coronavirus variant Omicron raises red flags among scientists — but there are more mysteries than answers about its public threat

A healthcare worker collects a swab from Bronwen Cook for a PCR test against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) before traveling to London, at O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, on November 26, 2021.REUTERS/ Sumaya Hisham The WHO labeled a new coronavirus variant, Omicron, a "variant of concern" on Friday. The B.1.1.529 variant contains hallmarks of being more transmissible or dangerous than other strains. But scientists have just begun to examine Omicron's th...
Tags: Science, London, News, Israel, US, International, Trends, Spain, South Africa, Delta, Explainer, Belgium, Who, World Health Organization, Geneva, Transmission


James Comey's daughter is a lead prosecutor in Ghislaine Maxwell's child sex trafficking case. Here's what we know about her.

Maurene Comey (left) and Ghislaine Maxwell (right).REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton; Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images Maurene Comey is one of the lead prosecutors in the criminal case against Ghislaine Maxwell. The daughter of former FBI director James Comey also worked on the sex crimes case against Jeffrey Epstein. She also prosecuted ex-gynecologist Robert Hadden and Treasury Department whistleblower Natalie Edwards. Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell have brought plenty of familiar faces along wi...
Tags: Politics, News, Sexual Assault, Obama, Abc, Suicide, Life, Russia, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Linkedin, Fbi, Harvard, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton


1 chart shows how quickly a booster shot can improve immunity, with some extra protection in just a few days

Nicole Fahey, six months pregnant, receives her Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot in Los Angeles.Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Booster shots are being offered to all US adults. Studies suggest boosts can improve protection against symptomatic COVID-19, at least temporarily, with benefits beginning to accrue after a few days. It's unknown how durable booster shot protection will be, but scientists are hopeful. Two shots are good, but when it comes to preventing symp...
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Fauci says you don't need to wear a mask for family gatherings this Thanksgiving – but only if everyone is fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Dr. Fauci said he doesn't plan to wear a mask during his family's Thanksgiving celebrations.Al Drago/AFP via Getty Images, filadendron/Getty Images You don't need a mask at Thanksgiving if your family is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Dr. Fauci said. He advised wearing a mask if you don't know the vaccination status of others, per CNN. "Get vaccinated and you can enjoy the holidays very easily. And if you're not, please be careful," he said. Americans don't need to...
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Pfizer said an updated version of its COVID-19 vaccine will be 'ready in 100 days' if the new Omicron variant is resistant to its current vaccine

A healthcare worker holds a vial of the Pfizer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at The University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., December 14, 2020.Bryan Woolston/Reuters Pfizer said it can update its COVID-19 vaccine if the Omicron variant is found to be resistant to its current vaccine.  The company said it can update its current vaccine within 100 days.  Pfizer expects to know within two weeks whether the variant is resistant, a spokesperson told Reuters.  Pfize...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, News, Israel, US, Trends, South Africa, Belgium, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccines, North America, Reuters, Johnson Johnson, Louisville Kentucky


A 3-foot-long mammoth tusk hidden on the ocean floor could offer clues about the ancient creatures

Members of the science team at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute observe the mammoth tusk.Darrin Schultz © 2021 MBARI Scientists discovered a 3-foot-long mammoth tusk roughly 10,000 feet below the ocean's surface. The deep sea is ideal for preserving remains, though mammoth fossils rarely wind up there. The tusk belongs to a young female mammoth. Scientists are using it for clues about how she lived. To the untrained eye, it may have looked like a giant wood log. In reality, sc...
Tags: Science, News, California, Trends, Ocean, Jurassic Park, The New York Times, Archeology, North America, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Indiana Jones, Marine Biology, Tusk, Deep Sea, University Of Michigan, Paleontology


A grandmother and her 6-year-old granddaughter were kicked out of a Georgia hotel in their pajamas after leaving a 3-star review, a report says

Hotels.com said it had temporarily removed the hotel from its site while it conducted an investigation.S3studio/Getty Images A grandmother told WXIA a Georgia hotel kicked her out after she left a three-star review. Shortly after flagging problems with the pool and toilet, police told her to leave, she said. Hotels.com, where she left the review, has since removed the establishment from its site. A grandmother and her six-year-old granddaughter were kicked out of a Georgia hotel after leaving...
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Here's how the supply-chain crisis could impact your holiday turkeys, toys, travel plans, and more

Betsie Van Der Meer/ Getty Images The supply chain has been in chaos since the pandemic started, causing shortages and price hikes. Holiday shopping demand is set to worsen the shipping crisis. This holiday season Americans can expect soaring prices, shortages, and travel cancellations. Everywhere you look, there seems to be a new shortage popping up. Major supply-chain disruptions have coincided with a boom in consumer demand, which has caused mass shortages and price hikes. Experts warn thi...
Tags: Apple, Holiday Shopping, News, Oregon, China, US, Samsung, Trends, Supply Chain, Bloomberg, Features, Sony, Hilton, Retail, Christmas Gifts, Pacific Northwest


Scientists sharing Omicron data were heroic. Let’s ensure they don’t regret it | Jeffrey Barrett

The teams in Africa who detected the new Covid genome moved quickly. Their actions should not result in economic loss• • See all our coronavirus coverageOne of the positive experiences during two years of pandemic gloom has been the speed of scientific progress in understanding and treating Covid. Many effective vaccines were launched in less than a year and rapid large-scale trials found a cheap and effective drug, dexamethasone, that saved thousands of lives.The global scientific community ha...
Tags: Travel, Health, Science, Africa, Society, World news, Infectious Diseases, Epidemics, World Health Organization, Coronavirus, Jeffrey Barrett


Infectious particles can spread beyond 2 meters when someone with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, study suggests

How far and quickly smaller droplets travel when a person coughs varies, according to the study.Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images People with COVID-19 may spew infectious particles that can spread beyond two meters. Cambridge University scientists used computer simulations to test scenarios of a person coughing. The study's authors urged people to keep wearing masks in indoor spaces such as offices and shops. When a person with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, they could spew...
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Infectious particles can spread beyond 6 feet when someone with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, study suggests

How far and quickly smaller droplets travel when a person coughs varies, according to the study.Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images People with COVID-19 may spew infectious particles that can spread beyond 6 feet, a study suggests. Cambridge University scientists used computer simulations to test scenarios of a person coughing. The study's authors urged people to keep wearing masks in indoor spaces such as offices and shops. When a person with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, t...
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A leading public health expert has pleaded with Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett to help fight coronavirus variants in Africa

Doctors Without Borders nurse Bhelekazi Mdlalose performs a COVID-19 test on a health worker at the Vlakfontein Clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa on May 13 2020.Michele Spatari/AFP/Getty Images South Africa's top public health expert has asked billionaires to help fight coronavirus variants in Africa. Tulio de Oliveira said Africa needs financial support "to control and extinguish variants." His plea comes amid concerns about a "worrying" new variant that has spread fast across souther...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Africa, Trends, South Africa, Healthcare, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Gates, Musk, Variant, Bezos, Africa South Africa, JOHANNESBURG South Africa, Oliveira


Kaepernick Effect? Falling ratings force NFL TV networks to give back free ads

NFL The Colin Kaepernick-led player protests may be hurting the NFL broadcast networks where its hurts them the most: in the pocketbook. With NFL TV ratings plunging by double-digits over the first quarter of the 2016 season, some NFL TV networks are being forced to provide so-called "make-goods" to advertisers, media sources tell Sporting News. MORE: Worst of the Kaepernick takes When advertisers and ad agencies buy commercial time on NFL partner...
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Germans will be 'vaccinated, recovered, or dead' by the end of the winter, the health minister warned amid a COVID-19 surge

100-year-old Heinz Jacoby receives a coronavirus vaccination from doctor Anna Häring-Haj Kheder in Bochum, Germany, September 30 2021.Roland Weihrauch/picture alliance via Getty Germans will be "vaccinated, recovered, or dead" by the end of the winter, the health minister said. COVID-19 cases have surged in Germany. Neighboring Austria has imposed a lockdown and a vaccine mandate. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany needed tougher COVID-19 measures, per Reuters. By the end of the win...
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Are you dealing with 'turkey coma'? Why you may feel tired after eating on Thanksgiving

People always believe turkey is the reason why you feel extra tired after eating on Thanksgiving, but that's not entirely true, experts say.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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A leading infectious diseases expert has pleaded with Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett to help fight coronavirus variants in Africa

Doctors Without Borders nurse Bhelekazi Mdlalose performs a COVID-19 test on a health worker at the Vlakfontein Clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa on May 13, 2020.Michele Spatari/AFP/Getty Images South Africa's top infectious diseases expert has asked billionaires to help fight coronavirus variants in Africa. Tulio de Oliveira said Africa needs financial support "to control and extinguish variants." His plea comes amid concerns about a "worrying" new variant that has spread fast across ...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Africa, Trends, South Africa, Healthcare, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Gates, Musk, Variant, Bezos, Africa South Africa, JOHANNESBURG South Africa, Oliveira


Zachary Levi's Guardians Of The Galaxy Audition Landed Him Shazam

Zachary Levi is one of those actors who, like J.K. Simmons and Willem Dafoe, has had a role in both DC and Marvel movies. DC fans know him as the hero of "Shazam," while in the Marvel Cinematic Universe he took over the role of the dashing Fandral from Josh Dallas in "Thor: The Dark World" (only to be quickly killed off in the next movie as director Taiki Waititi cleaned house).Levi almost played a much larger role in the MCU, however. In fact, he was up for the starring, nay, star-lording role ...
Tags: Movies, News, Robert Downey Jr, Chris Pratt, James Gunn, Levi, Shazam, Chris, James, Chadwick Boseman, Pratt, Zach, Gunn, Challa, J K Simmons, Quill


The Best TV Shows And Movies Coming To HBO Max In December 2021

Holy crap, it's almost December. Which means the year is almost over. Somehow. As we wrap up 2021, we're also about to say goodbye to the Warner Bros. plan to release their new movies both in theaters and on HBO Max at the same time. The last title to receive this presentation will be "The Matrix Resurrections." After that, it's back to theatrical exclusives! Unless WB changes their minds, which could happen. You never know. For now, though, prepare yourselves for the end of the year with the li...
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ABBA, Selena Gomez, Low, Japanese Breakfast, & Sun Ra Arkestra Among First-Time Grammy Nominees

The 2022 Grammy nominations are here and there are quite a few artists up for a Grammy award for the first time ever.
Tags: Music, News, Selena Gomez, Abba, Nico Muhly, Low, Murray, Gang Of Four, Valerie June, Japanese Breakfast, Griff, Snoh Aalegra, Bo Burnham, Olivia Rodrigo, Sun Ra Arkestra, Black Coffee


EU asks member states to ban flights from southern Africa over new coronavirus variant rapidly spreading there

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.Reuters A new coronavirus variant — B.1.1.529 — is rapidly spreading in southern Africa. It prompted the European Commission to recommend a flight ban from the region. Belgium announced Europe's first case of the new variant on Friday. The European Union has asked member states to ban flights from southern African countries, citing the new coronavirus variant rapidly spreading there."It is now important that all of us in Europe act very s...
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Thanksgiving travelers face higher gas prices, but Americans to hit the road anyway

Why are gas prices rising? Average gas prices are up compared to a year ago, and travelers are likely to drive on Thanksgiving, according to AAA.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Linda Evangelista says CoolSculpting left her disfigured. Five women say it happened to them too

A doctor holds the instrument used in CoolSculpting.Anne Cusack/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images CoolSculpting has been sold as a quick and easy route to a slimmer silhouette. Supermodel Linda Evangelista filed a lawsuit in September saying CoolSculpting left her disfigured due to an adverse reaction known as PAH. Sometimes called the "stick of butter effect," PAH may be more common than people think. Insider talked to women who experienced it.  For the last decade, CoolSculpting has been m...
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Walmart mega deals are here: Shop Black Friday discounts on Samsung, iRobot and more

Walmart Black Friday 2021 deals are already live at Walmart. Save on iPhones, Samsung Galaxy phones, Samsung TVs, Nintendo Switches, PS5s and more.       [Author: Reviewed]
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Someone Made A Lars Ulrich Toilet


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Jeremy Renner Hopes To See Hawkeye Lead His Own Superhero Team In The MCU

Jeremy Renner is ready to take on a leadership role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. His character, Clint Barton, is finally getting his own solo outing now in the Disney+ series "Hawkeye," which just dropped its first two episodes this week like a couple of gifts under the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center (one of the New York City locations that makes an appearance in the show).For Renner, the long-suffering MCU punching bag, it's been an adventure ten years in the making. However, given t...
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Get ready to pay up to 30% more for your Christmas tree this year: report

Shoppers should prepare to pay up to 30% more for Christmas trees this year, experts told Newsday.Tom Werner/Getty Images Real and artificial Christmas trees are set to cost 30% more this year, experts told Newsday. The supply chain crisis, last year's high demand, and the 2008 economic recession are behind the price hike. One seller bumped its Christmas tree prices by $5 because its supplier increased costs. Consumers should prepare to pay up to 30% more for Christmas trees this year bec...
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