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COVID-19 has ravaged the world over the past year, bringing sickness, hospitalizations or death to millions. Many Americans have complained about the inconvenience of wearing masks, frequently washing...

COVID-19 — Avoiding Spring Breakdown

This edition of the South Carolina Lede for March 30, 2021, features: comments from State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman about end-of-year tests; a look at what's on the S.C. Senate's...

From Boomers To Zoomers — Shots All Around!

This edition of the South Carolina Lede for March 27, 2021, features: a discussion of the $9.8 billion state budget the S.C. House approved this week; analysis of Gov. Henry McMaster's announcement...

How Vaccine Registration Exposed the Reach and Limits of Broadband Access in SC

At the end of March, 2021, COVID-19 has killed more than 9,000 people in South Carolina, and almost 8,000 of them are people above the age of 60. Reconcile that with the Pew Research Center’s findings...

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If you're experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, MUSC Health encourages you to do a free virtual visit and use the promo code "COVID19." 

If you're concerned about your health or are showing symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, please call your personal doctor or healthcare provider.

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