For safe in-person learning for children this semester, the protection of vaccinations, wearing face masks and hand hygiene are needed, Children's of Mississippi leaders say. The state's only children's hospital is starting the new year with a dramatic rise in COVID-19 patients.
As the Omicron variant sweeps Mississippi and the rest of the nation, those at risk of infection – pretty much everyone – are asking questions about its severity, how infectious it is and what the future holds. Two of the Medical Center’s top infectious diseases specialists answer the questions based on what science is now telling us.
We all need salt, or sodium, to make it through the day, and it’s not just for our taste buds. It’s for our nerves and muscles, too. But many of us overdo it – and we may not always be aware of all the culprits lurking in our pantries and the grocery aisles.
The Medical Center extends its sympathy to the family of a former faculty member in appreciation for the loved one’s contributions to the academic health sciences center.
Medical Center faculty and staff often are recognized regionally, nationally and internationally for their academic or medical achievements. These accolades place UMMC among health science centers worldwide.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.