Mary Katherine Wildeman
Mary Katherine, who also goes by MK, covers health care for The Post and Courier. She is also pursuing a master's degree in data science. She grew up in upstate New York and enjoys playing cards, kayaking and the Blue Ridge Mountains.
The medical center says it has "numerous" appointments available. It has given out 57,000 doses so far and serves patients both in coastal South Carolina and Georgia.
Providers across the country are awaiting word from federal health officials about when they can resume administration of the shots made by Johnson & Johnson.
The Hanahan Fire Department will offer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines April 17.
The College of Charleston held its first vaccination clinic for students on April 14 after receiving a designation as a vaccine distributor from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control.
South Carolina's health agency confirmed 447 new cases of coronavirus disease on April 13 as a plateau in the virus' spread throughout the state continues.
The U.S. is recommending a "pause" in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.
Despite misinformation shared on social media that sources a federal vaccine safety database, there is no proof of any patients having died as a result of taking a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States.
One in four South Carolinians has a past-due medical bill in collections, one of the highest rates in the U.S. and second only to West Virgini…
"Get everybody in those communities that are spiking vaccinated," he said. "Do it as quickly as possible."