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BWC Voices

The Love of Mississippi Women Restored Village COVID-19 Broke

Shanina Carmichael reflects on her experiences as a woman, mother and wife during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how the love from her village of Mississippi women continues to guide and uplift her despite the many challenges her family endured. “Losing access to schools, childcare providers and friend groups was more frightening to me than the disease itself,” Carmichael writes.

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Dr. Thomas Dobbs and Dr. Paul Byers

‘Fighting A Monster’: MSDH Reinstates Pandemic Measures As Delta Surges

Mississippians should return to wearing masks indoors regardless of vaccination status, especially in school settings, the Mississippi State Department of Health is warning. The brief relaxation of pandemic restrictions following the widespread availability of the vaccine has come to a close, broken under the weight of the incredibly infectious delta variant of coronavirus. 

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