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What the mothers of 3 Civil Rights leaders have to teach Black moms today

Anna Malaika Tubbs learned she was pregnant with her first child in November 2019 while researching her first book. Already, her relationship with the stories she was uncovering about Alberta King, Louise Little and Emma Berdis Baldwin had been intensifying, the more she learned about their revolutionary role in the fight for Black equality, respect…MORE

What to do if you’re planning or attending a wedding during the pandemic

They had the artsy, rustic venue, the tailored dress and a guest list including about 150 of their closest friends and family. But the pandemic had other plans, forcing Carly Chalmers and Mitchell Gauvin to make a difficult decision about their wedding — twice. “Everything was changing,” said Chalmers, a Toronto-based marketing manager whose nuptials…MORE

These twins were like two peas in a pod — except when Covid-19 struck

These twins were like two peas in a pod — except when Covid-19 struck

Kelly and Kimberly Standard are identical twins. But their individual experiences with the coronavirus were anything but identical. It started in the spring of 2020, when the 35-year-old sisters went to the emergency room together after experiencing fever and shortness of breath that hadn’t gotten better after a few days. Kelly, who was working several…MORE

Here’s what’s known about the coronavirus variants

Here’s what’s known about the coronavirus variants

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this week it had designated a coronavirus variant first seen in India as a “variant of interest,” adding it to the growing collection of viral variants it’s keeping an eye on. Vaccine makers are so worried about the chance new variants will escape the protection offered…MORE

CDC website now emphasizes coronavirus spreads in the air

CDC website now emphasizes coronavirus spreads in the air

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday updated its explanations on how coronavirus is transmitted, stressing that inhalation is one of the main ways the virus is spread and placing less emphasis on the risk of picking it up from surfaces. The changes to the CDC website are in line with a…MORE

Pfizer/BioNTech seek full FDA approval for their Covid-19 vaccine

Pfizer/BioNTech seek full FDA approval for their Covid-19 vaccine

Pfizer/BioNTech has initiated its application to the US Food and Drug Administration for full FDA approval of its Covid-19 vaccine for people ages 16 and older, the companies said Friday. This is the first Covid-19 vaccine in the United States to be assessed for full approval from the FDA. Pfizer’s mRNA two-shot vaccine is currently…MORE

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