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COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)

USDA approves shrimp-buy program to help distressed seafood industry

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday commitment to purchase an additional $25 million in wild-caught shrimp that should benefit the Mississippi Gulf Coast,...

US COVID-19 deaths hit lowest level in 10 months

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have tumbled to an average of around 600 per day, the lowest level in 10 months, with the number...

US advisers endorse Pfizer COVID shot for kids 12 and up

By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press Federal health advisers have endorsed use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12. Earlier in the...

Churches reflect on the past year in the wake of COVID-19

https://cdn.field59.com/WXXV/84d17031994ac723988ad7d7df6d790126937c09_fl9-360p.mp4 As people begin to gather again for worship and fellowship in the age of COVID-19, News 25’s Toni Miles goes behind the scenes with...

New order lifts most COVID-19 restrictions in Mississippi

Governor Tate Reeves has issued a new executive order taking effect this evening that lifts almost all of the state’s COVID-19 restrictions including limits...

Mississippi Gaming Commission lifts COVID-19 restrictions

https://cdn.field59.com/WXXV/8ca781d6743d90d70a21f5612231b404557722e1_fl9-360p.mp4 Nearly 11 months after casinos were allowed to reopen following a two-month shutdown due to the pandemic, all COVID restrictions for casinos will be...

CDC says many Americans can now go outside without a mask

By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. health officials say fully vaccinated Americans don't need to wear masks outdoors anymore unless they...

Johnson and Johnson vaccine distribution still paused in Mississippi

https://cdn.field59.com/WXXV/1619476396-f38ecd080f6145401da0218f01d63e752dac9b15_fl9-720p.mp4 On April 23rd, the CDC and FDA lifted the Johnson and Johnson pause and COVID-19 vaccines could resume. However, in Mississippi, the pause remains. On...

Memorial vaccinating qualified individuals

Memorial Hospital is hosting multiple vaccination events. They’ll be vaccinating qualifying individuals 16 years or older that meet the health requirements set by the state. Later...
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Local residents react to the recommended pause of the Johnson and Johnson Vaccine

Memorial and Singing River Health System are both continuing with community vaccination events using only the Moderna or Pfizer two-dose vaccines. On Tuesday, the Mississippi...