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April 19, 2022 | Second booster doses of Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are now available, though only select groups are encouraged to Learn More

April 14, 2022 | Tribe Clinical Research in Greenville is part of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine trial for children 6 months to age 5. Learn More

April 1, 2022 | Researchers are rolling out a data set that provides detailed information on COVID-19 vaccine shipments and wastage across the Learn More

March 31, 2022 | COVID-19 continues to recede in North Carolina, but scientists say the coronavirus isn’t likely to disappear. Learn More

March 30, 2022 | Right now, a clinical trial for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children from 6 months to under 5 years old Learn More

March 29, 2022| Former NFL player, and Panthers radio broadcaster, Eugene Robinson joins the show to talk about the Panthers off-season so far, Learn More

March 29, 2022 | NFL Alumni Health, in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, is hosting a COVID-19* Learn More

March 29, 2022 | NFL Alumni Carolinas Virtual Event Calendar Listing Learn More

March 28, 2022 | Former NFL safety Eugene Robinson is helping lead a virtual event Tues. to foster confidence in COVID vaccination. Register Learn More

CHARLOTTE, NC (March 23, 2022) – A campaign from NFL Alumni Health, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Learn More

March 23, 2022 | While North Carolina is seeing fewer COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations, state health officials don’t want people to let their Learn More

March 21, 2022 | South Carolina reported far fewer coronavirus cases in the week ending Sunday, adding 612 new cases. That's down 73.2% Learn More

March 14, 2022 | In most circles, Kizzmekia Corbett would be credited for helping save the lives of millions of Americans. Her role Learn More

February 25, 2022 | While COVID-19 vaccinations have drastically slowed in North Carolina, the UNC Health system across the state reached a milestone Learn More

February 15, 2022 | She’s a globally renowned scientist and Covid-19 vaccine developer, yet Kizzmekia S. Corbett, Ph.D., modestly describes herself as a Learn More

February 14, 2022 | The South Carolina Department of Education will host a free vaccination event this week in Colleton County. Learn More

February 7, 2022 | Some 51% of people living in Gaston County are fully vaccinated as of Feb. 1, according to data from Learn More

January 21, 2022 | f you got your COVID-19 vaccine or booster at CVS, Walgreens or any other North Carolina store participating in Learn More

January 21, 2022 | To increase access to timely testing statewide, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has received Learn More

January 21, 2022 | South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has released its list of free COVID-19 vaccine clinics and Learn More

January 21, 2022 | As the Omicron variant spreads throughout the country and the world, some governments have doubled down on vaccination as Learn More

Janaury 20, 2022 | The rate of COVID-19 infections is once again disproportionately impacting Black and Hispanic North Carolinians. Since Dec. 26, the Learn More

January 19, 2022 | Some 39% of people living in Jasper County are fully vaccinated as of Jan. 18, according to data from Learn More

January 18, 2022 | Vaccination is not only effective in keeping teens out of the hospital because of COVID-19, but it’s also effective Learn More

January 17, 2022 | A new paper in The New England Journal of Medicine reports increased breakthrough infections with the severe acute respiratory Learn More

January 12, 2022 | Vaccination offers long-lasting protection from the worst outcomes of COVID-19, according to a new study by the University of Learn More

January 7, 2022 | A free COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be held in Clarendon County on Saturday, Jan. 8. Learn More

January 6, 2022 | Following the CDC’s recent approval, Publix Pharmacy will administer booster doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to eligible individuals Learn More

January 5, 2022 | The South Carolina Department of Education will host a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Sumter County on Friday, Jan. Learn More

January 5, 2022 | News 13 is working to learn if the recent rise in cases is leading to a rise in people Learn More

December 27, 2021 | More children are ending up in the hospital with COVID-19 as the Omicron variant continues to spread across the Learn More

December 26, 2021 | If 2020 is remembered as the year COVID-19 first sent the world into lockdown, 2021 was when we began Learn More

December 20, 2021 | The COVID-19 vaccine for kids under the age of 5 may now be "a new number of months" and Learn More

December 20, 2021 | In 2021, WUNC's reporters covered stories like the release of a COVID-19 vaccine, the emergence of new coronavirus variants, Learn More

December 20, 2021 | As the holidays near, along with the first detection of the omicron variant in North Carolina, WellCare of North Learn More

December 16, 2021 | New Hanover County Health and Human Services will offer a sensory-friendly COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Independence Mall (3500 Oleander Learn More

December 14, 2021 | Millions of South Carolinians have begun the vaccination process, so far more than three million have got at least Learn More

December 9, 2021 | Today, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. provided Learn More

December 9, 2021 |Pfizer announced Wednesday two doses of its existing COVID-19 vaccine may protect against the new omicron variant. However, getting the Learn More

December 9, 2021 | Nine out of every 10 government employees working for South Carolina’s largest city have been vaccinated against COVID-19, Charleston Learn More

November 29, 2021 | High Point University student Lisbeth Ramirez is being honored for her outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Learn More

November 28, 2021 | The Cumberland County Department of Public Health will pay people $100 to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Over the next Learn More

November 24, 2021 |New state data shows more than 1.3 million of the roughly 8.2 million North Carolina adults who qualify for a Learn More

November 19, 2021 | About 4.5% of children between the ages of 5 and 11 have received a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, Learn More

November 19, 2021 | Patients receiving immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) for renal cell carcinoma (RCC) or melanoma were able to safely tolerate the Learn More

November 19, 2021 | Womack Army Medical Center is now offering the COVID-19 vaccine at Fort Bragg clinics for children ages 5 and Learn More

November 7, 2021 | At the beginning of North Carolina’s vaccine rollout, the rate of Latino people getting the shot lagged behind other Learn More

November 04, 2021 | A major announcement from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) regarding the fight against COVID-19: Learn More

November 19, 2021 | North Carolina health officials say any adult who received the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine can get a booster Learn More

November 3, 2021 | Late Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Pfizer’s lower-dosage COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11. Dr. Learn More

November 3, 2021 | Children as young as 5 can now get Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine. In North Carolina, dozens of pharmacies, doctor's offices Learn More

October 28, 2021 | Researchers in the United States have conducted a large-scale study showing that the two-dose regimen vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech Learn More

October 28, 2021 | Before they became known as the Sister Circle and appeared on the “CBS Evening News,” the six African-American doctors Learn More

October 27, 2021 | Data is showing COVID-19 vaccine lotteries don’t work, but a pilot in North Carolina is showing some promise is Learn More

October 26, 2021 | For the first time since Aug. 1, fewer than 1,500 people were being treated for COVID-19 in North Carolina Learn More

October 25, 2021 | The $25 Summer Card pilot program operated by North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) was successful Learn More

October 22, 2021 | North Carolina health officials are using an International soccer match in Charlotte to reach out to the Hispanic and Learn More

October 18, 2021 | If reducing your risk of getting sick, needing hospitalization and dying isn’t prize enough, how about $100? That’s how Learn More

October 15, 2021 | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told states to prepare for an entirely new population of people to Learn More

October 15, 2021 | It's no surprise Hollywood is still trying to bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest horror film wasn't Learn More

October 13, 2021 | After a late summer COVID-19 surge in the Carolinas, viral metrics are, once again, on the decline, prompting the Learn More

October 12, 2021 | North Carolina officials announced Monday that nearly all of the 10,000 employees working in 14 state-operated health care facilities Learn More

October 12, 2021 | County health departments where you can get vaccinated or tested for COVID-19 for free in South Carolina. Learn More

October 12, 2021 | Renowned expert, UNC-Chapel Hill professor has contributed to the development of life-saving coronavirus vaccines and pharmaceutical treatments. Learn More

October 8, 2021 | The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced a significant milestone in the fight against COVID-19 — Learn More

October 6, 2021 | A deadline for city workers in Charleston to get a first shot of COVID-19 vaccine dose has passed, with Learn More

October 4, 2021 | Some people could be seen not wearing a face covering at the fairgrounds on Sunday, even though masks were Learn More

October 01, 2021 |About a third of parents say they want to vaccinate their 5-to-11-year-old children “right away” once a coronavirus vaccine is Learn More

September 29, 2021 | We’re tracking the most up-to-date information about the coronavirus and vaccines in South Carolina. Check back for updates. Learn More

September 29, 2021 | Tamra Demello had been begging her son Tyler Gilreath to get the COVID-19 vaccine for months. And for months, Learn More

September 27, 2021 | Here's the latest news and information on COVID-19 and the COVID-19 vaccines. Learn More

September 24, 2021 | We’re tracking the most up-to-date information about the coronavirus and vaccines in North Carolina. Learn More

September 22, 2021 | President Joe Biden is set to announce that the U.S. is doubling, to 1 billion doses, its purchase of Learn More

September 13 | At least 1,303,390 people in North Carolina have tested positive for the coronavirus, and at least 15,247 have died since Learn More

September 8, 2021 | North Carolina Central University will give out $100 to the first 150 people to receive their first dose of Learn More

September 6, 2021 | In South Carolina, everyone age 12 and over is eligible to receive free COVID-19 vaccinations and testing. The state's Learn More

September 3, 2021 | At least 1,228,803 people in North Carolina have tested positive for the coronavirus, and at least 14,625 have died Learn More

August 31, 2021 | A 51-year-old fire chief from North Carolina has died after “a brief battle with COVID-19,” local officials said. Learn More

August 28, 2021 | We’re tracking the most up-to-date information about the coronavirus and vaccines in North Carolina. Check back for updates. Learn More

August 26, 2021 | More than 2.3 million people in South Carolina have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, meaning Learn More

August 25, 2021 | Hospitals in the Carolinas are feeling the surge in COVID-19 patients as the delta variant spreads through the region. Learn More

August 24, 2021 | Now that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full approval to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, many people are Learn More

August 19, 2021 | North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper provided an update on the state's response to COVID-19 as more cities statewide, including Learn More

August 17, 2021 | North Carolina, like many other states across the country, is seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases. Learn More

August 16, 2021 | Nephron Pharmaceuticals, a West Columbia maker of respiratory medications, will require all of its workers to be vaccinated against Learn More

August 12, 2021 | A group of the top health organizations in South Carolina has combined to issue a joint recommendation for all Learn More

August 12, 2021 | The number of people in the hospital with the coronavirus has been steadily increasing as case numbers have spiked Learn More

August 12, 2021 | South Carolina reached a somber milestone Wednesday when the state announced that more than 10,000 people in the Palmetto Learn More

August 9, 2021 | As the delta variant of the coronavirus sweeps across the United States, a growing number of colleges and universities Learn More

August 8, 2021 | So you got vaccinated against the coronavirus — but, you lost your COVID-19 vaccination card and you can't prove Learn More

July 27, 2021 | The number of North Carolinians in the hospital due to COVID-19 has doubled in the last two weeks, the Learn More

July 27, 2021 | At least 1,037,373 people in North Carolina have tested positive for the coronavirus, and at least 13,580 have died Learn More

July 26, 2021 | South Carolina leaders want to rise from the bottom of the nationwide vaccination rates by encouraging even more people Learn More

July 26, 2021 | South Carolina’s governor said while getting the COVID-19 vaccine was the right decision for him, other people reluctant to Learn More

July 26, 2021 | North Carolina reported more than 2,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. That's the first time the state has Learn More

July 24, 2021 | Some private universities in North Carolina are joining the hundreds of schools nationwide requiring students to get a COVID-19 Learn More

July 24, 2021 | As has been true throughout America’s COVID-19 history, every state—and every county therein—has its own COVID-19 story, driven by Learn More

July 21, 2021 | Several of the state’s top medical professionals used strong words to urge any remaining Ohioans who have not yet Learn More

July 14, 2021 | Health department workers and community outreach groups have kicked off a "doses to doors" COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Mecklenburg Learn More