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COVID Arm vs. severe allergic reaction to vaccine
Have you heard of COVID Arm?The condition doesn’t have anything to do with contacting the COVID virus; it refers to a red, itchy, swollen and sometimes painful rash that can develop on your arm where you get a COVID 19 vaccine.
State lab sequencing to find COVID-19 variants
Personal look at getting a COVID-19 vaccine
Fact or Fiction: ‘Fully vaccinated’ perks and precautions
More than 1.7 million total doses of COVID-19 vaccines have now been given in South Carolina. But doctors say just because you’ve gotten your vaccine does not mean life should be entirely back to normal for you.
Published March 23, 2021 at 5:12 PM
Fact or Fiction: COVID vaccine safety for pregnant & nursing moms
This time next week more people will be eligible to get COVID-19 shots as our state moves into the second phase for vaccinations.That next group includes all pregnant women.
Published March 2, 2021 at 5:58 PM
VACCINE Q&A: Do COVID survivors still need the vaccine?
Experts do not yet know how long you are protected from getting sick again after recovering from COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
Published March 2, 2021 at 9:30 AM
VACCINE Q&A: Should I expect a bad reaction to the vaccine?
DHEC and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirm some patients are reporting more severe symptoms after their second dose of vaccine.
Published March 2, 2021 at 9:26 AM
VACCINE Q&A: What about homebound people who want the vaccine?
We posed this question to Cristi Renwick of the S.C. State Emergency Response Team.
Published February 15, 2021 at 12:31 PM
VACCINE Q&A: At first-come, first-served sites, how will the second vaccination be handled?
We posed this question to Fetter Health Care Network, which is running two such clinics this week.
Published February 15, 2021 at 12:25 PM
VIDEO: Lowcountry COVID-19 vaccine distribution rate fluctuating wildly
VACCINE Q&A: Who is eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine right now?
As of Feb. 1, the state remained in the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Phase 1A vaccine distribution.
Published February 5, 2021 at 12:08 PM
VACCINE Q&A: Which vaccine phase will I be in?
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control continues to finalize plans for future phases of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Published February 5, 2021 at 12:07 PM
VACCINE Q&A: How can I sign up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine?
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is working to add additional operators to help answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Published January 20, 2021 at 6:12 PM
VACCINE Q&A: If I am participating in a clinical trial, should I sign up to get the vaccine?
A viewer who is participating in a clinical trial for AstraZeneca’s vaccine is unsure if he is receiving the actual vaccine, or the placebo.
Published January 19, 2021 at 5:33 PM
VACCINE Q&A: Should I still sign up to get the vaccine, if I have a serious allergy?
We posed this viewer question to South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Interim Public Health Director Dr. Brannon Traxler.
Published January 19, 2021 at 5:17 PM
VACCINE Q&A: Can a vaccine made so quickly be safe?
When word about the first COVID-19 vaccines were announced less than a year after the start of the pandemic, some immediately expressed concern about its safety.
Published January 12, 2021 at 2:43 PM
VACCINE Q&A: What are the side effects from the vaccine?
Concern about side effects has prompted many questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Live 5 Web Staff
VACCINE Q&A: Can you get COVID-19 from the vaccine?
Health experts insist you cannot contract COVID-19 from the COVID-19 vaccine.
Live 5 Web Staff
Advocates call on North Charleston to address homelessness
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Bond set at $350k for Lowcountry man accused of sexually assaulting minor
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James Island residents upset with city work on drainage ditches
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