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A team of six nurses surround a COVID patient who lies face down on a bed, covered in drypads

COVID in photos

October 22, 2021

Former photojournalist Alan Hawes changed professions to nursing because he wanted to become more of an active participant in making the world a better place.

Photo illustration of a depressed teenager wearing a hoodie. iStock.

Mental Health Crisis

October 19, 2021

The pandemic has pushed already increasing mental health problems in children to heartbreaking new levels, prompting emergency declaration.

Red Merck antiviral pills for COVID.

COVID Treatments

October 15, 2021

New treatments for COVID-19 may be on the way. Here’s how they work, plus the step an MUSC scientist encourages everyone to take.

Graph showing peaks of COVID in Tricounty area.

Two-Month Cycle

October 14, 2021

As COVID case rate drops 28% in a week for Tri-county, scientist says it looks like part of a pattern.

Dark hospital room with a teenager in bed and people standing nearby. The patient has COVID.

COVID in Kids

October 04, 2021

Anyone who thinks COVID doesn’t really affect kids needs to know what’s been happening in schools and hospitals, infectious disease pediatrician says.

Transmission electron micrograph of coronavirus particles. Credit: NIAID

COVID Update

October 01, 2021

“Numbers are coming down, but don't get too excited because it's still pretty high," scientist says. Are we in for another winter surge?

A 10-year-old girl from Conway named Tiera holds a teddy bear. Her mother asked that her last name not be used.

ECMO in COVID

September 28, 2021

A machine she’d never heard of before, ECMO, helped keep a Conway woman’s 10-year-old daughter alive as she battled COVID.

Nurse Karen Hawkins prepares the Moderna vaccine in a clinical trial for kids.

Vaccinating Children

September 24, 2021

“It is really exciting, but it was a very preliminary step. It was not an approval.” What expert wants parents to know about vaccine for younger kids.

Prem Koonkhuntod gets her vial signs checked.

COVID In Pregnancy

September 22, 2021

When a pregnant Myrtle Beach woman got COVID, she feared the worst. More than a month later, her family has a harrowing story to tell – with a happy ending.

Traffic light.

Plateau Ahead?

September 17, 2021

For first time in a while, six of seven COVID indicators for Tri-county go green. But are we headed for the kind of plateau seen elsewhere?

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