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Coyote found in Berkeley County school Thursday morning

A Berkeley County coyote apparently isn’t a fan of virtual learning. According to authorities, the animal snuck into Cane Bay Elementary Thursday morning. Officials said the coyote was quickly contained to a bathroom and was caught. Animal Control then took custody of the critter.

DHEC says vaccine supplies too low to include certain groups

This effects those 65 and older who thought vaccines would be available

Myrtle Beach,SC (WPDE) — Leaders with the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) say supplies are too low to include people ages 65 or older in vaccination efforts for now. Questions were raised after the federal government changed its guidelines to include that group. But as Nick Papantonis reports, it all boils down to supply and demand.   Categories:…

‘Saved by the Bell’ star Dustin Diamond hospitalized

Dustin Diamond, known best for playing "Screech" on the 80's hit show is in the hospital after being diagnoised with cancer

Image: Jefferey Phelps/Getty Images ABC News 7/CNN (New York) —Dustin Diamond, who played the role of ‘Screech’ on the popular 1990s high school comedy “Saved by the Bell,” is hospitalized with cancer, his manager told CNN Friday. Diamond’s health is “serious” and he is undergoing testing at an undisclosed Florida hospital to determine the type and severity of the cancer,…

Health officials look into SC vaccine distribution

Officals wonder if South Carolinians are getting their fair share of vaccine doses

Myrtle Beach,SC (WPDE)— Health officials say they’re working to figure out why South Carolina doesn’t appear to be getting its full allotment of vaccines. As people keep struggling to sign up for vaccination appointments, there are questions over whether the state is getting its fair share. Nick Papantonis reports. Categories: Health, Local News, News, State

SC hospital says there is an urgent need to get more people vaccinated

Cases of COVID 19 continue to soar

Columbia, SC (WPDE)— Across the country coronavirus positivity rates are soaring, and there are cases of that new strain popping up all over. That brings us to vaccines and the urgent need to get more American’s vaccinated. This week Nick Papantonis spoke with administrators at one small hospital in South Carolina about vaccinations. They say there aren’t enough resources for…

What you need to know about your stimulus check payment

Millions of people are watching their bank accounts, mailboxes as they wait for a little economic relief

Image: ABC News (ABC News7) — NEW YORK — As millions are receiving their second round of stimulus checks, many of those eligible are already facing issues securing their $600 payments. According to the IRS, those who filed 2019 tax returns and provided direct deposit information should automatically receive the payments in their bank accounts starting Dec. 29. Those who…

Company selling bottled air from the U.K. for $33 dollars

The company 'My Baggage' says they came up with the idea after learning smells are often linked to memories

Image: My Baggage (ABC7) —Many residents of the United Kingdom are stuck far away from home right now because of COVID-19 travel restrictions. For those feeling a little homesick, one company is selling bottled air. Relocation website My Baggage is selling what it calls “authentic” air from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. A 500ml bottle costs 25, which equates…

Sixth person suffers allergic reaction to Pfizer COVID vaccine

The latest reported case was in Alabama where a patient experienced anaphylaxis just minutes after getting the shot

Image: AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) (WBMA) – The Alabama Department of Public Health reported that a person who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine Tuesday experienced anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction, several minutes after taking the vaccine and while in required post-vaccine observation. The person was immediately treated with anaphylaxis protocol at Decatur Morgan Hospital, where the vaccine was administered. According to…