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A woman gives a little boy a vaccine as his mother holds him

Little Shots

June 21, 2022

MUSC is now administering vaccinations to kids under the age of 5.

Nurse Haley Jagarwal holds a rubber demo baby. She is wearing a surgical mask and a blue coat. The faux baby is wrapped in a blanket.

Wait is Over

June 20, 2022

Children as young as 6 months old can begin getting vaccinated against COVID this week.

COVID particle under what looks like blue liquid. iStock

Silent Epidemic?

May 12, 2022

Tri-county area sees 121% increase week to week in COVID cases. “I’m concerned we could be in a silent epidemic,” MUSC scientist says.

Clinical lab scientist Tanisha Dickerson carries a tray of materials involved with testing.

COVID Update

May 06, 2022

Doctors see more COVID cases after spring break and Easter weekend. “Is it the beginning of our Omicron variant surge or is it just a little increase?”

Illustration of waves with COVID particles. iStock

What’s Ahead

April 21, 2022

Tri-county case numbers “can’t go much lower,” MUSC scientist says. “It’s really good. But I don’t think it’s going to last.”

Graph showing COVID's peaks and valleys in the Charleston area.

Another Surge?

March 22, 2022

As Lowcountry’s COVID case numbers hit lowest level in months, there are signs we could see another surge.

a young woman in a mask and gloves uses wipes to clean a large plastic T rex

Helping Hands

February 10, 2022

Employees and leaders from across the MUSC Charleston campus are pitching in to help their short-staffed colleagues.

Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles. Image captured at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Maryland.

Down 43%

February 04, 2022

As COVID cases drop more than 40% over past seven days in Charleston area, a scientist predicts what’s likely to happen in the coming months.

Graph shows Omicron surge peaked January 15.

Post-Peak Hospitalizations

January 27, 2022

The Omicron variant has peaked in Charleston Tri-county area but hospitalizations hit new highs.

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