JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the first confirmed pediatric influenza death in Mississippi for the 2023-2024 flu season. Pediatric deaths are defined as deaths of individuals under 18 years of age.Including this reported death, there have... Read More.
Health officials had predicted that the COVID-19 surge fueled by the omicron variant that we saw in Mississippi would turn around just as dramatically. And it's playing out this week with only 587 new cases reported on Thursday-- about half as many as Wednesday... Read More.