COVID could create crisis in Alex Murdaugh murder trial
Two jurors in the double murder trial of disgraced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh have COVID, leaving the future of the proceedings in some doubt as they...
Wastewater surveillance has become a critical COVID tracking tool, but funding is inconsistent
To look at recent data posted on Clemson University’s covid-19 dashboard, one might assume that viral activity is low on the Upstate South Carolina college campus. The dashboard, which relies on...
I’ve never tested positive for COVID (and it’s kinda freaking me out)
Look, I know how this sounds, but it’s a little weird that I’ve never tested positive for COVID. And I’m a test-taker. I used to get my nose swabbed every other week when there was the DHEC drive-thru...
July 16, 2022 — Information from health officials on the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of the Omicron COVID-19 variant; a look at a new lawsuit challenging the state's six-week abortion ban; the latest on...
Federal school meal waivers are about to expire: The view from South Carolina
At the end of this month, 14 pandemic-era waivers that have paid for breakfast and lunch in American public schools for the past two years are set to expire, with little belief that these waivers will...
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