© 2023 South Carolina Public Radio
Radio Website Header-Waves 6 3.0.jpg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

SC Lede: Vaxx to the Future

The nation’s top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday that the Pfizer vaccine is 88% effective against the Delta variant of COVID-19, the highly transmissible strain that first emerged in India.

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede for June 12, 2021, we look at the Biden Administration's push to get Americans vaccinated against COVID-19, including an interview with US Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland. Also on this episode: the latest on the state budget passed by the House; SC Law Enforcement Division Chief Mark Keel breaks down recent worrisome crime statistics; Gov. Henry McMaster and other state officials announce a new workforce training program; and more.

We want to hear from you! Leave us a 1-minute long voicemail at 803-563-7169 to tell us what your life has been like over the past year.

You can subscribe to South Carolina Lede in Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and Stitcher. You can also follow the show on Instagram and Twitter.

Stay Connected
Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.