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Mike Maddock, General Manager

September 5, 2008 RSS feed / Beauty in the Backyard

Mosquitoes are at it again

Thus far, in 2008, there have been eight lab confirmations of West Nile virus and two of eastern equine encephalitis virus in the state, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control reported September 2, 2008. More...