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Pepsi Gives Back To New York City Bodegas And Shoppers This Holiday Season

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The FINANCIAL -- Every year, New York City becomes the center of the holiday season, with tourists from around the world traveling in to witness its magic and festive traditions firsthand. With the season looking different this year, and many staying local, Pepsi wants to do something extra special for the City's very own and very deserving group – its bodega owners. For New Yorkers, bodegas are 24/7 landmarks of each neighborhood and in 2020, owners rose to the task of staying open and keeping the city going during a critical time. Pepsi, with the help of Bronx natives Desus Nice…

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Pepsi Gives Back To New York City Bodegas And Shoppers This Holiday Season

2 mins read

The FINANCIAL -- Every year, New York City becomes the center of the holiday season, with tourists from around the world traveling in to witness its magic and festive traditions firsthand. With the season looking different this year, and many staying local, Pepsi wants to do something extra special for the City's very own and very…

Obesity might be an issue for COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness

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The FINANCIAL — Obesity makes it more difficult to vaccinate adults against influenza. Will this be the case for COVID-19 too? Evidence that obese people have a blunted response to common vaccines was first observed in 1985. Moreover, having obesity, defined as a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or above, increases your risk of severe illness…