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Jackson Mayor, Health Department Clash Over Drinking Water Safety

Capital-city residents could be dealing with rolling precautionary boil-water notices for up to another year, as the winterization process at the O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Plant continues. But Jackson’s mayor and an expert consultant from Cornerstone Engineering remain adamant that the water remains entirely safe to drink.

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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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