At Mississippi Today, we believe an informed Mississippi is a better Mississippi. That’s why we’re launching MT Speaks, a new video series that connects our reporting with the experiences of Mississippians from across the state. Each month, you’ll hear directly from the Mississippians impacted by the issues facing our state. We hope this series not only keeps you informed, but also inspires you to create a better Mississippi.

Ep. 1: COVID-19 Vaccination Experiences in Mississippi

Mississippi became the second state in the nation to make all of its residents eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in March 2021. Since then, about 25% of Mississippi’s total population has been fully vaccinated. Will Stribling, Mississippi Today’s health and breaking news reporter, talked to five Mississippians about what the last year has been like for them and how their lives have changed after becoming fully vaccinated.

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