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1 confirmed West Nile Virus case in the town of Kershaw, officials said
By WSOCTV.com News Staff,
The town of Kershaw has one confirmed case of West Nile Virus, according to Lancaster County officials.
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control verified the case on August 28. Lancaster County was notified on September 15.
“In an effort to reduce the risk of the mosquito-borne illness, the County will be working with the Town of Kershaw to coordinate the deployment of the County fogging truck to begin spraying activities this weekend,” Lancaster County Administrator, Dennis Marstall said.
Mosquitoes usually spread the virus but other insects can also spread it. Horses, birds, humans, mosquitoes and more can be infected by the virus.