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Virus Alert

January 02, 2024

MUSC virus tracking team documents dramatic increases in COVID, flu hospitalizations in Charleston.

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Positive News?

September 26, 2023

"People are kind of on alert right now." As latest COVID wave appears to be ebbing, what's ahead this winter?

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COVID Update

September 14, 2023

“I don't think this wave is anywhere near over.” New COVID booster shots arrive as hospitalizations rise.

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COVID Increase

August 24, 2023

An increase in COVID cases and hospitalizations comes as scientists study a new, highly mutated variant.

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Emergency Ends

May 11, 2023

May 11 marks end of COVID Public Health Emergency. MUSC scientist agrees the timing is right – but sees potential for another wave ahead.

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COVID Perspective

January 20, 2023

SCDHEC reports almost 70 COVID deaths in weekly update, up more than 60% compared with previous month’s weekly average. An MUSC scientist offers perspective.

Ronald Teufel, II, M.D. (left) in conversation with Andrew Atz, M.D. (right)

Pediatric Covid Treatment

November 16, 2022

A study conducted at 42 children’s hospitals showed a lower-than-expected compliance rate with recently released guidelines for COVID-19 care.

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Upward Trend

November 09, 2022

As COVID case numbers rise in areas monitored by MUSC, the leader of COVID-19 tracking team shares his perspective – and some advice heading into holidays.

Bivalent booster distribution

September 13, 2022

MUSC Health Primary Care clinics are distributing the new bivalent booster capable of fighting off Omicron's subvariants.

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Endemic Phase?

September 02, 2022

It’s a time of transition for COVID testing scientists at MUSC as one lab leader says we may be moving toward an endemic phase.

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