In South Carolina, retired nurses and medical students approved to administer COVID-19 vaccine

Retired nurses and medical students are now approved to administer the coveted coronavirus vaccines in South Carolina as the state moves closer toward opening up expanded access for residents. In…

Saxton has 20 points, No. 5 South Carolina routs Vandy women

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is pushing her fifth-ranked Gamecocks to keep improving no matter the score. That focus was tested Thursday night, and the Gamecocks came through with a…

South Korean sect leader acquitted of violating coronavirus rules after outbreak

A South Korean court has acquitted a religious sect leader of charges that he deliberately disrupted the government’s anti-virus response early last year after thousands of his worshippers were infected…

Coronavirus sidelines US ambassador to South Africa; recuperating after ICU stint

The United States ambassador to South Africa, Lana Marks, spent 10 days in intensive care with COVID-19 and is now recuperating at her residence, she announced Monday. After first experiencing…

No. 5 South Carolina women rally past No. 10 Kentucky 75-70

Destanni Henderson scored 22 points and Aliyah Boston added 20, including 10 in the third quarter to put No. 5 South Carolina ahead to stay as the Gamecocks rallied for…

South African coronavirus variant may ‘obviate’ antibody drugs, former FDA head says

Though COVID-19 vaccines will likely render effective against the South African coronavirus variant — according to an infectious disease expert — the former head of the  U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…

Police seize 162 pounds of smuggled gold at South African airport

This loot is worth its weight in gold. Police in South Africa are investigating a possible international gold smuggling ring after seizing 162 pounds of gold bars worth about $4.1…

South African coronavirus variant ‘unlikely to completely negate’ COVID-19 vaccines: scientist

A scientist studying the new coronavirus variant identified in South Africa attempted to assuage concerns that existing COVID-19 vaccines will be rendered totally ineffective by the variant known as 501.V2. At…

Liquor association issues warning after thousands of bottle caps stolen in South Africa

Beer foam: Why it’s so important Kyle Wilson, the Head of Brewing at Brooklyn Brewery, explains the science behind the bubbles on top of beer and how they impact your…

South Carolina man hospitalized with coronavirus for 2 months says wife’s voice helped him out of coma

The saying “love knows no bounds” proved true for one South Carolina couple after a 43-year-old man who contracted the coronavirus and was subsequently hospitalized for two months said his…