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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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COVID and Flu

August 15, 2023

MUSC’s COVID tracker goes from green to yellow as we head toward fall. An early flu season could be a concern, too.

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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.

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COVID Update

January 11, 2023

“The data is speaking. It's saying, we're probably at a point where it would make sense for people to take precautions for a short period of time.”

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Cancer & COVID

December 22, 2022

Although their immune systems have trouble producing antibodies on their own, a monoclonal antibody protected blood cancer patients from severe COVID.

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COVID-19 toolkit

December 05, 2022

As the virus has evolved and evidence has accumulated, the COVID-19 toolkit for adults has changed. Learn which tools current research shows are effective.

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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.

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