West Nile topic page

6:55 am on Thursday May 30, 2013

Tick uncovered in shipment to Port of Charleston

Inspection of a shipment of work gloves from Pakistan uncovered this quarter-inch sized tick of the Argas species that is known for carrying the West Nile Virus.
4:28 am on Saturday October 20, 2012

West Nile virus kills three in SC; Most ever recorded in state history

Flickr user quapan With three deaths recorded this year, the West Nile virus has claimed the most lives ever recorded in the state of South Carolina. The Department of Health and Environmental Control stated that Aiken County, with eight cases, has...
5:51 am on Thursday October 18, 2012

West Nile virus kills three in SC; Most ever recorded in state history

Image by Flickr user quapanWith three deaths recorded this year, the West Nile virus has claimed the most lives ever recorded in the state of South Carolina. The Department of Health and Environmental Control stated that Aiken County, with eight...
12:17 am on Thursday August 2, 2012

First West Nile mosquitoes of 2012 found in Beaufort

Flickr user mfophotos For the first time during 2012 mosquitoes have test positive for the West Nile Virus in Beaufort.  The virus was confirmed in a small group of mosquitoes found in the City of Beaufort. As a reaction Beaufort County Mosquito...
7:40 am on Sunday August 28, 2011

Beaufort County to spray for mosquitos

Flickr user onkel_wart Beaufort County Mosquito Control is planning possible aerial spray missions during daylight hours from August 29 to September 2. The county uses low-flying aircraft to apply EPA-registered public health insecticides. The group...
1:28 am on Saturday August 20, 2011

As Savannah grapples with West Nile, Beaufort stays clean as peak approaches

USGS While Savannah has seen many mosquitos come up positive for the West Nile virus, South Carolina has remained almost entirely clean.  Blame it on a statical aberration, blame it on population density, blame it on differing testing methods, blame...
5:14 am on Monday August 1, 2011

West Nile primer: What you need to know

Flickr user mfophotos So far we haven't seen any confirmed cases of West Nile on the South Carolina side, but sooner or later you'll have questions about just what the disease is and how to stay safe. Fortunately the S.C. Dept. of Health &...
7:33 am on Sunday July 31, 2011

West Nile primer: What you need to know

Image by Flickr user mfophotosSo far we haven't seen any confirmed cases of West Nile on the South Carolina side, but sooner or later you'll have questions about just what the disease is and how to sty safe. Fortunately the S.C. Dept. of Health...
6:22 am on Sunday July 31, 2011

West Nile primer: What you need to know

Flickr user mfophotos So far we haven't seen any confirmed cases of West Nile on the South Carolina side, but sooner or later you'll have questions about just what the disease is and how to sty safe. Fortunately the S.C. Dept. of Health &...
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