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President Biden to end COVID-19 emergencies on May 11

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden informed Congress on Monday that he will end the twin national emergencies for addressing COVID-19 on May 11, as most of the world has returned closer to normalcy nearly three years after they were…

MSDH confirms 14th pediatric COVID death

The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming its 14th pediatric COVID death and the first of this year. State Epidemiologist Dr. Paul Byers says the latest death, a child…

FDA approves new Alzheimer’s drug

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for early Alzheimer’s. The new drug may modestly slow the pace of cognitive decline early in the disease. The approval of…

US approves Alzheimer’s drug that modestly slows disease

By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. health officials have approved a new Alzheimer’s drug that modestly slows the brain-robbing disease. The Food and Drug Administration granted the approval Friday for Leqembi for patients in the early…