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Student Mental Health

September 19, 2022

Students were not alone managing anxiety, depression, grief during the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to CAPS services.

Bivalent booster distribution

September 13, 2022

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

Translucent bubbles mix with red and gray coronavirus particles in an illustration of the virus.

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.

close up of syringe being stuck into vial of vaccine

Omicron booster

September 01, 2022

With the FDA's blessing already, a new Omicron booster is simply awaiting the rubber stamp of the CDC, before being rolled out as early as next week.

Graph showing how COVID has progressed in Charleston Note on the graph says growth rate was down 12 percent in Charleston Tri-county area.

Peak Soon?

August 11, 2022

Is the decline of the BA.4 and BA.5-driven COVID wave in sight - or even already underway?

Graph shows incidence of BA.4 and BA.5 rising in June and July.

BA.4 and BA.5

August 05, 2022

New COVID data from the Medical University of South Carolina show the Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 have taken over.

Four yellow circles ringed in red on a blue background. This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2. Credit: NIAID

Big Jump

July 27, 2022

COVID cases are shooting up in three out of the four areas tracked by MUSC thanks to BA.5.

The words Omicron BA.5 on a blue background with a white arrow pointing up. Illustration of coronavirus particles on right side.

Up Like a Rocket?

July 20, 2022

Scientist sees two possible scenarios for COVID in coming weeks based on BA.5 and previous patterns.

Two purple blobs with green circles around their edges,

Doubts About Dip

July 13, 2022

“We could see some big numbers,” scientist says of COVID, now that fast-spreading subvariants are on the rise.

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Q&A 19

July 11, 2022

Vaccine guru Dr. Danielle Scheurer helps make sense of boosters, random health care charges and everything else weighing on our minds as summer hits full stride

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