South Carolina’s First Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed

COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) – A person in the Pee Dee has been identified as the first to be sick with the West Nile Virus in South Carolina this year, according to the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. DHEC officials did not name the Pee Dee community where the person lives. Symptoms … Read more about South Carolina’s First Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed

Discovery of West Nile Virus Prompts Emergency Mosquito Treatment

West Nile Virus  has become a very real issue in South Carolina. Under the state term contract, we have already responded to needs for emergency mosquito treatment in Anderson County, Union County and Rock Hill, but the virus has affected yet another person in Spartanburg. Our course of action was … Read more about Discovery of West Nile Virus Prompts Emergency Mosquito Treatment

What You Need to Know About West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus was discovered in Uganda in 1937, but came to the US in 1999. Some suspect it was an errant, infected bird who landed on our soil that brought the virus here, and others believe it was a stow away mosquito responsible for the travel of the disease to the US, but no one really knows … Read more about What You Need to Know About West Nile Virus