‘Not out of the woods yet’: Health officials urge vigilance as coronavirus cases drop

September 17, 2020, The Clarion Ledger, Justin Vicory – The state’s top health officials asked the public to remain vigilant in the fight against the coronavirus — even as cases trend downward — and dispelled misconceptions that still exist about the new virus during a public forum Tuesday. State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs and Epidemiologist Paul Byers discussed a wide range of questions from the public about the virus and what the future holds heading into the fall and winter months.  The two answered several questions during the Facebook Live video, such as the effectiveness of facial masks, testing protocols and when a vaccine might be available.

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