How are Mississippi’s public universities tracking COVID cases?

As COVID-19 continues to overwhelm Mississippi, classes are in full swing at colleges across the state. These first weeks of the semester, researchers say, are prime time for outbreaks to occur on college campuses. A peer-reviewed study published earlier this year found that in 18 out of 30 large U.S. universities, an outbreak on campus was followed by a surge in cases in the surrounding county less than 14 days later. Mississippi Today, Read More.

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