Influenza

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February 07, 2019 - 10:22 am
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is requesting that, for the health of our patients and community, visitors voluntarily stay away from the hospital. The healthcare system requests this as a precaution against the spread of influenza. “Our goal is to have friends and family make appropriate...
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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, Al.com reported. High levels of the flu were also...
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South Carolina Radio Network
May 15, 2018 - 4:18 pm
Although the final influenza season numbers won’t be counted until late summer, the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) said the current season has seen 265 deaths from complications since October. Three of those victims were children age 4 and younger. “People were sicker,”...
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Seth Stokes
January 26, 2018 - 5:40 pm
Flu season is in full swing. DHEC recently sent out a release detailing just how bad it has been to this point. After reading the release I went to the Greenville Health Department and spoke with Dr. Tracy Murphy about what is going on with the flu in 2018. He is the Executive Medical Director for...
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November 15, 2017 - 11:22 am
South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control reported an individual in the Upstate has become the state’s first flu death for the season.
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Patrick Gentry
April 07, 2017 - 3:03 pm
State health officials say six more people died of flu in South Carolina during this flu season. New reports from DHEC shows the total number of deaths in South Carolina from the virus this season has risen to 53. Most of those deaths were ages 65 and older. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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