Tag: South Carolina

Schools Get the Brunt of Latest COVID Wave in South Carolina

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Two Camden Elementary School students in masks listen as South Carolina...

Idaho Governor Signs Onto Major Abortion-Rights Challenge

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Thursday signed onto an amicus brief in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that could...

Company Says Expansion Will Shore Up US Medical Supply Chain

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina-based pharmaceutical manufacturer is...

White House Calls Out Critics of COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts

As COVID-19 vaccination rates continue to plateau across the U.S., the White House is beginning to call out elected officials who criticize the national effort...

Police: 1 killed, at least a dozen others shot at concert

Authorities say more than a dozen people were shot during a concert in South Carolina, including a 14-year-old girl who was killed ByThe Associated Press...

Language Barriers Hinder Vaccine Access

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In January, the Virginia Department of Health website reassured English-speaking readers...

AMA Applauds Biden’s Gun Control Directives

The American Medical Association (AMA) commended President Joe Biden on his administration’s executive actions to curb gun violence, which were announced on Thursday . AMA...

Doctor Killed in South Carolina Shooting

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Robert Lesslie — the South Carolina physician and author who authorities say was killed, along with three family members and a...

White House Considers Domestic COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Biden administration is weighing whether to implement travel restrictions within...

Deep South Falls Behind in COVID Vaccine Drive

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Walgreens pharmacist Chris McLaurin prepares to vaccinate Lakandra McNealy, a Harmony...

Triple Combination Benefits CF Patients With Advanced Disease

New CFTR [cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator] modulator therapies can offer life-altering benefits to some patients with cystic fibrosis, even those with advanced disease. Triple...

‘We’re Not Going to Control the Pandemic’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Sunday that the...

Virus Testing in the US Is Dropping, Even as Deaths Mount

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. U.S. testing for the coronavirus is dropping even as infections remain...

Too Many Children Receive Opioids for Pneumonia and Sinusitis

A significant percentage of children receive opioids and systemic corticosteroids for pneumonia and sinusitis despite guidelines, according to an analysis of 2016 Medicaid data from...

36 million have sought US unemployment aid since Coronavirus hit

WASHINGTON: Nearly 3 million laid-off workers applied for US unemployment benefits last week as the viral outbreak led more companies to slash jobs even though...

Apple to reopen some stores in United States next week

FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc. logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October...

Special Report: How a corporate PR machine is trying to kill a Wall Street tax

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As Democratic presidential hopefuls descended on New Hampshire prior to the state’s Feb. 11 primary, John Tackeff was busy. John Tackeff, representing...

As U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 51,000, handful of states move toward reopening

ATLANTA (Reuters) – With the U.S. coronavirus death toll topping 51,000 and nearly one in six workers out of a job, Georgia, Oklahoma and several...

Hydroxychloroquine Ineffective for COVID-19, VA Study Suggests

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) with or without azithromycin (AZ) is not associated with...

Georgia tests boundaries of life post-pandemic with ‘risky’ reopening

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A handful of mostly southern U.S. states will begin loosening economic restrictions this week in the midst of a still virulent pandemic,...