A north Mississippi coroner’s claim that the Mississippi State Dept. of Health inaccurately recorded deaths as caused by COVID-19 -- even if the virus played no role in that death -- has been debunked by 3 On Your Side and deemed “ridiculous” by the agency.
The Mississippi State Department of Health is making it easier for parents to check their children’s immunization records as well as allowing them to print the Certificate of Immunization Compliance required for school registration.
The Mississippi Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Mississippi State Medical Association are voicing their concerns for the health of students, teachers and staff as schools prepare to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two recent studies suggest younger kids could be potentially more contagious. Since the beginning of the pandemic one of the many baffling phenomenon centers around children and how they handle the virus.
While weekly totals of coronavirus cases dropped Sunday for the first time in two months, health care providers warn that the decrease may not truly reflect the pandemic across the state because cases continue to go under reported from urgent care clinics in multiple counties.