A drug company says it has asked the U.S. government to allow emergency use of an experimental antibody therapy based on early results from a study that suggested the drug reduced symptoms, the amount of virus, hospitalizations and ER visits for patients with mild or moderate COVID-19.
PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas was recognized for the third consecutive year by The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives in the 2020 CHIME Healthcare’s Most Wired program, earning a certified acute and ambulatory level 8, and improving its previous certified Level 7 achievement.
LAURINBURG — Scotland Health held its annual Board of Trustees meeting in the WR Dulin Conference Center recently to select new leaders and board members and to express appreciation to outgoing members for their service. All trustees and staff were masked throughout the meeting.
Scotland County Health Department and the NC Department of Health and Human Services is reminding the public to protect yourself and everyone in your family who is 6 months and older with an annual flu vaccine!
NEW DELHI (AP) — The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders’ resolve, pitted science against politics and forced multitudes to change the way they live, learn and work.
RALEIGH — About half of North Carolina’s school districts are closed for in-person instruction, while the other half have students alternating between learning in the classroom and attending school online throughout the week. Starting Oct. 5, school districts can choose to let elementary schools fully reopen.