U.S. officials released an intelligence report Friday that rejected several points raised by those who argue COVID-19 leaked from a Chinese lab, instead reiterating that American spy agencies remain divided over how the pandemic began.
“Vaccination not only protects you, but it also protects those around you who may not be eligible for vaccination or who may be at higher risk for complications due to age or underlying health problems.”
More than 170 motorcycles and Jeeps took part in an annual memorial ride Saturday, which raises money in honor of Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate, two Hattiesburg police officers killed in the line of duty seven years ago.
The CDC is easing up on COVID restrictions including some that have been around since the start of the pandemic. If you’re exposed to COVID but don’t feel sick, the CDC now says you don’t have to quarantine. And they no longer suggest keeping 6 feet apart.
COVID-19 cases are up across Mississippi, and the spike is being felt on the Coast. When COVID-19 cases rise, you usually see more people wearing masks, and that was the case on Thursday at Edgewater Mall.
Multiple clinical trials were held before the CDC gave approval for vaccinations in younger kids, and local Pine Belt medical facilities, such as Hattiesburg Clinic, were some of the participating clinics.