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1:17 pm on Saturday December 19, 2009

South Carolina H1N1 cases continue to shrink but threat persists

Image by Flickr user ghinson For the third straight week, the Department of Health and Enviornmental Control is reporting that the number of cases of H1N1 flu has fallen. However the number of cases remains at epidemic levels according to the...
10:31 am on Friday October 9, 2009

First shipment of H1N1 vaccine has arrived

Image by Flickr user alvi2047Image by 20091009-vaccine.jpg The state health department serving Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties received its first shipment of 2,500 doses of the FluMist nasal spray vaccine for H1N1 virus.
6:20 am on Saturday October 3, 2009

MUSC's influenza control campaign has begun

Image by Flickr user larryzou@ Image by flu.jpg Flu Vaccine is ready for this year. As the fall approachs, we are hearing more and more about the flu.  MUSC has released some basic information about the flu and vaccines available for the Charleston...
2:00 am on Thursday September 17, 2009

College of Charleston ups their swine flu count to 120

Image by Flickr user ҮImage by 20090917-swine.jpg The College of Charleston has released their most updated count on swine flu cases and the tally comes to a whopping 120 cases in the past two weeks. And The Citadel has charted a couple dozen of its...
3:39 pm on Tuesday September 1, 2009

12 College of Charleston students have Swine Flu

The College of Charleston has issued a press release reporting that 12 students have tested positive for the H1N1 virus. Students that have the virus are being asked to go home and stay there until symptom free. You can learn more in the full...
3:23 am on Tuesday September 1, 2009

South Carolina records first swine flu fatality

A 12-year-old Midlands child with very serious underlying health issues has become South Carolina's first swine flu fatality. Around the state, there have been 522 cases of swine flu confirmed, including 61 new cases the week ending August 22. The...
6:51 am on Saturday May 9, 2009

South Carolina's swine flu count reaches 29

Image by Flickr user hitthatswitch Image by 20090509-swine-flu.jpgThe official count of Swine Flu cases in South Carolina has reached 29, with two Lowcountry cases. S.C. DHEC maintains a map of the virus's spread in S.C.Read more stories on this...
7:39 pm on Wednesday May 6, 2009

Charleston County has a confirmed case of swine flu

Image by Flickr user paulcastoral Image by 20090506-swine.jpg Fresh air: It's filled with fear.The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed a long-suspected case of swine flu (N1H1) in Charleston County. Read...
5:34 am on Monday May 4, 2009

Swine flu still here and moving in South Carolina

Image by CDCImage by 20090504-swine.jpg Swine flu (aka N1H1) up close.The State says that despite a calm onset of the swine flu in South Carolina that virus is still here and on the move. Read more stories on this subject in our swine flu topic...
12:53 pm on Thursday April 30, 2009

CDC confirms S.C. cases as swine flu. What now? (updated)

Updates at the bottom. Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that the suspected cases from Newberry were in fact swine flu. Read more stories on this subject in our swine flu topic page.The State has a little bit more on...