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Does Anyone Want "A Quiet Place 2" in the Middle of the Pandemic?

Post-apocalyptic movies should wait until we get through this actual apocalypse.

A Quiet Place 2


Can you imagine a world in which normal human activity has halted?

Stores stand empty and abandoned. If you have to go outside for a supply run, you do so with caution and preparation, ever aware that one false move could expose you to the deadly, mysterious entity that is constantly stalking humanity?

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9 Celebrities Who Need to Get Vaccinated (for Our Mental Health)

As COVID vaccines start to roll out, we're hoping these famous people don't hesitate to get immunized.

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On Wednesday Lord of the Rings actor Sir Ian McKellen received his first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, and said that he felt "euphoric."

Frankly, we felt the same way. At 81 years old McKellen is in a high-risk category for a severe case of COVID. Knowing that the beloved actor and gay rights activist is on his way to immunity is one small anxiety we can remove from the heaping pile of fear and tragedy that has been growing since March.

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Dolly Parton Partly Funded Moderna's Coronavirus Vaccine

One patron in particular was instrumental to its efforts: an American hero named Dolly Parton.

Dolly Parton's Mom Used To Sing Songs That Told Great Stories

It's becoming clearer and clearer that COVID-19 will never resolve itself without a vaccine.

The pandemic has had the entire globe scrambling in order to find a solution to this deadly disease, which has killed over 200,000 Americans—even some North Dakotans who, according to one nurse, insisted that the disease wasn't real up until their dying breaths.

Last week, Pfizer made headlines when it unveiled a vaccine it said was 90% effective, but reports of various side effects quickly undermined confidence in it. Then, Russian company Sputnik V announced a vaccine with 92% effectiveness, though that figure faced scrutiny because of the study's small sample size.

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