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Kimberly Griffin, Dr. Thomas Dobbs, and Donna Ladd participate in a virtual discussion of the state of the current COVID-19 outbreak in Mississippi.

Dr. Dobbs Explains Why the Delta Variant Is Exploding in Mississippi, What To Do (Transcript)

On a special edition of MFP Live, State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs talked to Kimberly Griffin and Donna Ladd about the exploding delta variant in Mississippi, sharing unblinking safety advice; talked about what is most dangerous about flying now; explained why masks are essential in schools and what activities shouldn’t happen there. He also praised Black leaders for vaccine efforts even as the virus shifted into “predominantly a white disease in Mississippi.” Here’s full transcript and links to the MFP Live episode and podcast.

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No Evidence Vaccine Caused Mississippi Gulf Coast Man’s Stroke, MSDH Says

The Mississippi State Department of Health says there is no evidence that a Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine caused a St. Martin, Miss., man to suffer a stroke. Still, a plethora of Mississippi television stations, owned by Gray Television in Atlanta, and at least one daily newspaper pushed that narrative without talking to a single health expert before publication.

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