January 4, 2022 | The number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are rapidly increasing in Mississippi.
December 20, 2021 | The omicron variant of COVID-19 is sweeping through the nation, forcing many families to rethink holiday plans and even closing down many schools and workplaces.
December 16, 2021 | As the United States marked the grim record of 800,000 deaths due to COVID-19, state health leadership and physicians attended a Dec. 14 Mississippi State Medical Association virtual town hall to speak to concerns patients raised about COVID-19 and vaccines with their physicians across the state.
December 15, 2021 | As Mississippi cases of COVID-19’s Omicron variant grow, experts say some things won’t immediately change: The Delta variant remains the overwhelmingly predominant strain in the state, and getting vaccinated and boosted is the best way to protect against serious infection.
December 15, 2021 | At the beginning of 2021, Catalina Jaramillo had just started working as a staff writer at FactCheck.org, investigating and correcting misleading information about COVID-19 in Spanish. Immigrant communities were facing a tidal wave of inaccurate claims about the coronavirus, a lot of it on social media.
December 9, 2021 | Several Mississippi organizations will host a COVID-19 vaccination day event on Saturday in Forest, Mississippi for the Hispanic community.