After reaching a peak in February, Mississippi’s vaccination rate has declined so much that our rate is now last in the nation. Or to borrow the term sailors use on the Rez, our vaccination rate leaves us DDL (Dead Dang Last!). Only 34% of our fellow Mississippians have received at least one dose of the vaccine compared to 50% of the national population–a 16-point deficit, worst in the country. Vaccines in Mississippi now are easily available. Yet, Mississippi is the most vaccine hesitant State.The Northside Sun, Read More.