Mississippi is last in nation for COVID-19 vaccinations, CDC data shows

COVID-19 vaccination data from Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows Mississippi is lagging behind all other states in the country.

  Only 52% of Mississippi parents intend to vaccinate their children against COVID-19

Mississippi will resume the use of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine after a temporary halt.

Mississippi doc: No link between politics, vaccine hesitancy

State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs says he talks with equal numbers of Democrats and Republicans who are unsure about getting vaccinated.

  White House COVID Task Force doctors have message for Mississippians

Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Cameron Webb tell Mississippians the best shot out of the COVID-19 pandemic is to get the vaccination.

  Two doctors with White House COVID Task Force discuss vaccinations in Mississippi

Members of the White House COVID-19 Task Force discuss the importance of Mississippians getting the vaccination.

  Pause on J&J vaccine not expected to have drastic impact on vaccination rates in Miss.

None of the cases of J&J complications have been identified in Mississippi.

Mississippi parents call NY baseball tournament’s vaccine requirement a ‘complete scam’

A baseball field in New York is requiring that everyone 12 years and older must be vaccinated for the coronavirus before participating in an upcoming tournament.

42K J&J vaccines administered in Miss., MSDH encourages ‘pause,’ not fear

The lion share of the J&J vaccines have been administered in clinics, MSDH says.