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April 29, 2019 - 6:14 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. – It is National Infant Immunization Week, and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is promoting the importance of vaccinations as well as paying tribute to a Greer parent recently recognized for her efforts to educate parents and get children immunized...
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Ken Pauli
April 25, 2019 - 3:49 pm
Health officials in South Carolina have growing concern that measles could make a comeback in the state. That's because the number of children not getting immunized is growing. South Carolina’s DHEC requires all South Carolina students to have the measles vaccine prior to entry into kindergarten...
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January 12, 2019 - 5:09 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The flu is now widespread in Alabama — and it's expected to increase, federal health officials reported. Alabama is among 19 states reporting high levels of influenza in a recent report to the Centers for Disease Control, reported. High levels of the flu were also...
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Evan Smith
October 23, 2018 - 4:51 pm
A toddler in Taylors has contracted the polio like illness that has been spreading across the country. Three-year-old Preslee Holcomb is now able to walk again, thanks to the support of a set of toddler-sized crutches, but it wasn’t long ago that her mother had no idea if her daughter would even...
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