Novavax officials say a large study found that its COVID-19 shot is about 90% effective and its also protected against variants.
The Joseph H. Neal Health Collaborative is launching an initiative to give underserved communities a free COVID-19 vaccine.
By Lauran Neergaard
Moderna said its COVID-19 vaccine strongly protects kids as young as 12; this could make it the 2nd option for that age group in the U.S.
The South Carolina Emergency Management Division says you can still get a free COVID-19 vaccine at the Columbia Place Mall.
Pfizer and partner BioNTech say they are starting the process to seek full FDA approval in the U.S. for their COVID-19 vaccine.
COLUMBIA (WOLO): Doctors say some women may be thinking twice about getting the COVID-19 vaccine, after rumors circulating online claim it could cause infertility. But doctors also say the vaccine is not designed to harm our bodies. Local Reproductive Endocrinologist, Dr. Heather Cook, with Coastal Fertility Specialists in Lexington County says she receives questions and concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine…
COLUMBIA (WOLO): A side effect from the COVID-19 vaccine is swollen lymph nodes, which can mirror the signs of breast cancer on a routine screening. Director of Breast Imaging at Prisma Health, Dr. Douglas Bull, says it’s no reason for concern. “That’s really an understandable phenomenon; it probably happens in a lot of vaccines because it’s a normal body response…