Here’s a look at health and environmental news from around South Carolina.
There have been 11 cases of West Nile virus in South Carolina, including two in Rock Hill. South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control officials have now set mosquito traps for further testing within a two-mile area.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – With the fall months quickly approaching, the Centers for Disease Control has made the recommendation for people in all age groups to get their flu shots early this year.
According to the CDC, a study was conducted this year which showed that the flu vaccination significantly reduced a child’s risk of dying from influenza.