Mississippi health leaders recommend COVID-19 booster shots for high-risk groups – Fox13Memphis

JACKSON, Miss. — The new Delta variant is causing COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations to spike in Mississippi. This variant is particularly dangerous for people who are immunocompromised even if they are fully vaccinated. On Friday, the Mississippi Department of Health asked for people labeled as high risk to get a booster shot. Dr. Manoj Jain […]

New study could rule out COVID booster shots

New medical study says COVID-19 vaccine could protect against the virus for years in some people. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A new report suggests the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines could provide years of protection from the virus. A Memphis infectious disease doctor says this could eliminate the need for boosters for people who are vaxxed. […]

The Delta variant has made it way to Shelby County. What should we know? | Q&A with Dr. Manoj Jain – Commercial Appeal

Question: Living in the mid-south, should we be concerned about the delta variants? Answer: Absolutely yes. Though to most people, it may seem that the pandemic is over and that we are done with the virus, this is not the case. The virus is not done with us.  There is still a great deal of background […]