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  • Medical: Staying ahead of threats

    Through prevention and response, public health has been able to keep military members and their families safe during the pandemic.“When it comes to the COVID-19 delta variant, our approach is unchanged,” said Maj. Tristan Spierling, 81st Medical Group chief of aerospace medicine and public health

  • Is it the flu or is it coronavirus?

    It is easy to feel vulnerable because of news about the coronavirus outbreak. The name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. The symptoms of influenza (flu) and coronavirus infection are similar, but these two illnesses are caused by different viruses. People with

  • Keesler teams up to salvage, donate food

    On Nov. 14, Keesler came together to salvage food from a transit aircraft that had maintenance issues en route to Honduras to deliver approximately 15,000 pounds of food rations.Their mission was delayed and eventually cancelled due to a safety concern. “Our captain got a call from emergency

  • Zika and you: Staying safe, staying healthy

    The Zika virus has been, and continues to be, a somewhat steady topic of conversation in the news. While it’s important to note the Center for Disease Control reports there have only been a few Zika cases in Mississippi, the current hurricane season means lots of rain – and rain means standing