‘Recovering From Implicit Bias’: Top Health Officer Long Defended Confederacy

Headshot of Mississippi State Health Officer Dr. Daniel Edney

Dr. Daniel Edney told the Mississippi Free Press that his letters in defense of the Confederacy represented the perspective of a “young man with … very little experience of the real world, and a very limited knowledge of how others felt,” and that “over the last 20 to 25 years, God has placed me on a different path.”

Future COVID-19 Booster Shots May Need Fresh Formulations As New Variants Emerge

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“As SARS-CoV-2 continues to evolve and is likely to become endemic, it is possible people may need periodic booster shots for the foreseeable future,” Immunologist David R. Martinez writes. “I suspect scientists will eventually need to update the COVID-19 vaccine to take on newer variants, as they do for flu.”

Candidate Questionnaire: David Sellers, 4th Congressional District Democratic Primary

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David Sellers is a candidate in the Democratic Party primary for Mississippi’s 4th Congressional District, a seat currently held by Republican Rep. Steven Palazzo, on June 7, 2022. The Mississippi Free Press sent the following questionnaire to all Mississippi congressional candidates prior to the June 7 primaries. We are are presenting the answers as we […]