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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.

Several children celebrating as one blows confetti into the air

Vaccine Q&A18

January 21, 2022

This week Dr. Danielle Scheurer talks about what masks are best for you as well as just how easy it is to get tested for COVID these days.

Woman standing on a peak surrounded by coronavirus particles.

Approaching Peak?

January 20, 2022

Charleston area’s stretch of sky-high COVID counts may be sign surge is at or near peak, scientist says. What he’s optimistic about – and worried about.

two women in blue scrubs, gloves, gowns, hair nets, masks and face shields stand outside a patient room

Vaccine Effectiveness

January 18, 2022

MUSC Health contributes to study showing that COVID-19 vaccines are effective in keeping teens out of the ICU.

OurDay

January 18, 2022

New cloud--based platform will lead to improvements and efficiency around MUSC.

Laura Grant hangs a photo of her daughter in the Rena N. Grant Sickle Cell Center.

Sickle Cell Center

January 18, 2022

Rena N. Grant Sickle Cell Center at MUSC honors inspiring woman as it tackles ambitious goals.

Bar chart shows Omicron accounts for almost all cases sequenced at MUSC.

97% Omicron

January 14, 2022

Omicron variant now accounts for 97% of all cases sequenced by MUSC. Scientists are watching for signal that biggest surge of pandemic is at turning point.

closeup of a hand squeezing a ball while blood flows through a tube from the arm

Blood Shortage

January 14, 2022

Blood collection organizations have warned that blood supplies are alarmingly low and are urging donations.

Graph showing the number of COVID cases in the Tricounty area hit 380 per 100,000 people on January 9, 2022.

Explosion of Cases

January 11, 2022

“We’ve already gone higher than I thought we might,” says scientist tracking COVID at MUSC as Omicron causes case numbers to explode.

A boy with his hands on his face as he stares in frustration at a computer screen.

Vaccine Q&A17

January 11, 2022

Percentages are for the cool kids these days. We talk with Dr. Danielle Scheurer about all-things COVID.

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