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FDA backs Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for seniors, high-risk

However, more regulatory hurdles lie ahead before the dispensing of boosters can begin.

Hospitals in crisis in least vaccinated state: Mississippi

As patients stream into Mississippi hospitals one after another, doctors and nurses have become all too accustomed to the rampant denial and misinformation about COVID-19 in the nation's least vaccinated state.

UNCW reports 300+ new COVID-19 cases one week after classes begin

Classes resumed for students and staff at the University of North Carolina Wilmington last week and COVID-19 cases have started to climb.

Pharmacies begin giving third dose of COVID-19 vaccine for immunocompromised

Walgreens and CVS pharmacies are now offering a third dose of COVID-19 vaccines after the FDA and CDC gave the green light for people who are immunocompromised to get the extra shot.

Gov. McMaster encourages vaccines, won’t require masks in schools

The governor spoke from the Statehouse, saying that taking personal responsibility and using common sense were how South Carolinians should handle the increase in infection numbers.

Four more pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics coming to Brunswick County

Brunswick County Health Services is holding four more COVID-19 vaccine clinics the week of Aug. 9-12 in the Oak Island, Ash and Southport areas.

$100 cards for first-time COVID-19 vaccinations

There is no limit on the amount of times someone can drive people to a vaccination appointment; however, a driver will only receive one card per visit. 

US hits 70% vaccination rate — a month late, amid a surge

The U.S. still has not hit the administration’s other goal of fully vaccinating 165 million American adults by July 4. It is about 8.5 million short.

Graham 1st vaccinated senator to test positive for COVID-19

He says he is “very glad” he received the vaccine, without which his current symptoms would be “far worse.”

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Texas drag race driver slams into spectators, killing 2 kids

A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event on an airport runway and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two children and injuring eight other people, authorities said.

Brunswick County paramedic dies after motorcycle accident

Brunswick County Emergency Services is mourning the loss of one of their own.

HAPPENING TODAY: Women’s health event in Wilmington offering breast cancer screenings

New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health are hosting a Women's Health and Wellness event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 25 to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Moderna says its low-dose COVID shot works for kids 6 to 11

Moderna said Monday that a low dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds, as the manufacturer moves toward expanding shots to children.