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Dr John Witcher holds up a piece of paper with a red stop sign saying 'Stop Vaccine Mandates'
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Mississippi Doctor Leads Health Workers Fighting COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

Dr. John Witcher, a Yazoo City emergency-room physician and general practitioner, has treated hundreds of COVID-19 patients over the past year. He is also unvaccinated for the virus and the leader of a small band of Mississippi health-care workers in their campaign against vaccine mandates under the umbrella of “Mississippi Against Vaccine Mandates.”

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a student wearing a masks studies in the library next to a masked statue of a man
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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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