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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention currently is conducting most of the testing for COVID-19 using samples of blood and other bodily secretions. Photo copyright Getty Images.

COVID-19: Risk in Mississippi low, but experts predict rise in U.S. cases

Friday, February 28, 2020

Mississippians remain at low risk for the novel coronavirus strain, or COVID-19, a respiratory illness first detected in late 2019 in China. Read More

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Winter illness 101: fever can be key to diagnosis

Monday, February 24, 2020

When do coughs, sniffles and a fever warrant taking your child to the Pediatric Emergency Department? Children’s of Mississippi experts share information with parents on dealing with colds, flu and other wintertime illnesses. Read More

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