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University of Mississippi Faculty Considering Vaccine Mandate For Students, Employees

The University of Mississippi Faculty Senate is considering a resolution calling on administrators to require that all eligible students, faculty and staff get vaccinated for COVID-19. At an extraordinary UM Faculty Senate meeting tonight, which the Mississippi Free Press listened in on, members discussed a resolution that cites “an obligation to protect the life, health and wellbeing of its students, faculty, staff, and surrounding communities” in Oxford.

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How to Stay Safe Now: A Doctor Answers 5 Questions About Delta, Other COVID-19 Variants

With the delta variant making up over 93% of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. at the end of July 2021, questions arise about how to stay protected against evolving forms of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Pediatrician and infectious disease specialist Dr. Lilly Cheng Immergluck of Morehouse School of Medicine answers some common questions about variants and what you can do to best protect yourself.

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