Cases of the Delta Variant of COVID-19 are increasing. More virulent, it is attacking the unvaccinated and causing younger people to get ill (as opposed to the original version that didn’t affect younger people as severely.) The good news? Those who are vaccinated have a strong level of protection from severe illness.

Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a weekly statewide radio program and a television program on Mississippi Public Broadcasting and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.