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Q&A: Dr. Mary Currier, State Health Officer, MSDH

Healthy responsibility Currier steps in at Health Department at difficult time Dr. Mary Currier became Mississippi state health officer in early 2010 after serving as state epidemiologist from 1993 to 2003 and again from 2007 until 2009.  The Ann Arbor, Mich., native recently sat down with the Mississippi Business Journal’s Nash Nunnery for a conversation about public health in Mississippi ...

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More WNV cases identified

Across Mississippi – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports three additional human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2009, bringing the state’s total to 29 with two deaths. The new cases are in Leflore, Neshoba and Rankin counties. The MSDH reports both confirmed and probable cases to the public. Since July 2009, WNV cases have been reported ...

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More West Nile cases identified within state

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports five additional human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2009, bringing the state’s total to 20 with two deaths. The new cases are in Clay, Harrison (two), Hinds and Monroe counties. The MSDH reports both confirmed and probable cases to the public. Since July 2009, WNV cases have been reported in ...

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More swine flu identified

Across Mississippi — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports 22 new cases of H1N1 swine flu for last week, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 234. The new cases last week were in Coahoma (two), Harrison (two), Lincoln (two), Panola (two), Chickasaw (one), Choctaw (one), Covington (one), DeSoto (one), George (one), Hinds (one), Lauderdale (one), Madison ...

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Swine flu cases exceed 150

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports 29 new cases of H1N1 swine flu for the week of June 29-July 5, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 181. The new cases last week were in Winston (seven), Harrison (four), Jackson (two), Madison (two), Oktibbeha (two) Warren (two), Coahoma (one), Copiah (one), Hinds (one), Jones ...

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