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Mississippi ties with Louisiana and Alabama for the lowest vaccination rates among children in the nation. Continuing pediatric hospitalizations and deaths recently prompted state health leadership to urge parents to get their children vaccinated. Image courtesy Mississippi State Medical Association

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‘Babies in the Hospital’: Mississippi Drastically Lags in Child and Pediatric Vaccinations

As COVID-19 continues its decline across Mississippi and the country, state health leadership warns that hospitals are still seeing pediatric patients, while vaccinations in children are lagging far behind the ...


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