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US adds Merck pill as 2nd easy-to-use drug against COVID-19

By MATTHEW PERRONE WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Thursday authorized the second pill against COVID-19, providing another easy-to-use medication to battle the rising tide of omicron infections. The Food and Drug Administration authorization of Merck’s molnupiravir comes one…

State Legislator Seeks Alumni Approval

State Representative Steve Hopkins of Southaven introduces a bill which requests the University of Mississippi seek counsel from all alumni members on issues regarding the removal of both the Colonel Rebel mascot and the state flag from flying on campus.…