West Nile virus

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March 20, 2019 - 10:16 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Residents can help the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) track West Nile virus this spring and summer by submitting certain species of dead birds for lab testing. DHEC’s dead bird surveillance program allows the Agency to better understand where and when there...
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October 15, 2018 - 9:53 am
Anderson, SC (13 October 2018, 6:00 p.m. EDT) - A new case of West Nile Virus has been confirmed this week in a bird found in Anderson County. The bird was located near the intersection of Stringer Rd. and Old Williamston Rd. in Belton. The Emergency Management Division in coordination with Gregory...
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Ken Ruinard
September 21, 2018 - 9:53 am
Anderson, SC (20 September 2018, 5:00 p.m. EDT) - Four new cases of West Nile Virus have been confirmed this week in birds found in Anderson County. The birds were located near the intersections of North Avenue and Main Street and Camson Rd. and Hembree Rd. in Anderson; Porter Road and Central Road...
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September 14, 2018 - 5:34 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Health authorities say mosquito-borne viruses have killed four people in Romania this week, bringing the total deaths from West Nile virus to 21. The National Public Health Institute Friday reported 30 new cases of people getting sick after being bitten by mosquitoes...
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September 10, 2018 - 7:01 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. - A Greenville County individual has died from West Nile Virus, the first such occurrence in South Carolina this year. In 2018, the Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed seven human cases of West Nile Virus. Five of the seven confirmed human cases are from the...
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September 10, 2018 - 6:43 pm
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina health officials say the first death in the state from the West Nile virus has been reported in Greenville County. The Department of Health and Environmental Control said five of the seven cases of the virus spread by mosquitoes have been reported in the...
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August 24, 2018 - 10:54 am
Anderson, SC (23 August 2018, 8:00 p.m. EDT) – Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management Division has initiated its mosquito abatement response plan, once again, following a case of West Nile Virus in a bird. The bird was found at a residence near the intersection of Heatherbrook Court...
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Patrick Gentry
August 02, 2018 - 10:59 am
An individual in the Pee Dee Region has been identified as the first person reported to be sick from West Nile Virus in South Carolina this year, the state Department of Health and Environmental Control announced yesterday. DHEC stresses the importance of paying attention to the most effective ways...
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Patrick Gentry
August 31, 2017 - 5:03 pm
According to DHEC, nine mosquito pools in Greenville County tested positive for West Nile Virus. DHEC says a “mosquito pool” is defined as a collection of mosquitoes, usually one to 30 specimens, that were pooled together for testing purposes and consists of the same mosquito species that were...
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August 28, 2017 - 1:38 pm
UNION, S.C. (AP) — State health officials say a case of West Nile virus has been found in northern South Carolina. The Department of Health and Environmental Control said a resident of Jonesville in Union County has been diagnosed with the mosquito-borne illness. The person's name has not been...
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