A lot of Mississippians have taken to wearing nitrile or latex gloves to battle against the spread of the coronavirus. Medical professionals say, however, the gloves won’t save you if you don’t wear them right.
Lupus patients say they are unable to get refills of their hydroxychloroquine after the announcement of clinical trials to study the drug for possible coronavirus treatment. Pharmacists say some doctors are writing prescriptions for friends and family members.
Mississippi’s unemployment claims are nearly six times higher than they were earlier this month, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor, which reflect layoffs across the state in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The teachers at Ann Smith and Highland Elementary Schools wanted to make sure their kids knew how much their teachers miss them. They saw the idea of a teacher parade on Facebook and wanted to make it theirs, hoping it would be a fun way to reconnect with their kids after weeks out of class.