AND REPUBLICANS FIRE top vaccination official…
On the right side of history’: ousted Tennessee vaccine official on mandates, myths and muzzles
Dr Michelle Fiscus says vaccine mandates, like seat belt laws, will get people to do the right thing for the good of all
Dr. Michelle Fiscus with the Tennessee Department of Health, tells The Tennessean that she was fired Monday as a scapegoat to appease lawmakers.
For the report ending September 10th, Tennessee has seen a 21% decrease compared to the previous report, though the rate (515 per 100,000) remains above the national average of 288.
The state also fell to 18th in deaths from COVID-19, dropping down from 11th the previous week. As with the case rate, Tennessee’s death rate is also above the national average with 3.3 per 100,000 compared to 2.3 nationally.