• Mississippi Health Official: Maskless White People Are Responsible For Spike In COVID-19 Cases

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    By Kirsten West Savali · October 24, 2020October 25, 2020 Maskless white people in Mississippi are responsible for the spike in COVID-19 cases, according to Dr. Thomas Dobbs, a State Health Officer. “We've seen a pretty remarkable shift because early on, African Americans accounted for basically two-thirds, or 60 percent or more, of cases and deaths,” Dobbs said on CNN. “Then over the summer, and especially going into the fall, we've seen that shift basically upside down. Sixty-percent of new cases are caucasians and the deaths are nearing that also.” Dobbs said that the state has been...
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  • Mike Pence's Chief Of Staff Tests Positive For COVID-19

    Mike Pence's Chief Of Staff Tests Positive For COVID-19

    1 month ago - By Essence

    By Kirsten West Savali · October 24, 2020October 25, 2020 Marc Short, Chief of Staff to Vice President Mike Pence, tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, becoming the latest in a laundry list of people in or close to the Trump Administration to test positive for the virus, including President Trump, First Lady Melania Trump , and their son, Barron Trump. “Today, Marc Short, Chief of Staff to the Vice President, tested positive for COVID-19, began quarantine and assisting in the contact tracing process,” Pence's press secretary Devin O'Malley said in a statement. “Vice President Pence...
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