Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed the first flu-associated death of the season.
The victim was a child from Barnwell County.
DHEC is also noting an "earlier-than-normal increase in influenza activity," saying it has reached "widespread" levels in the state.
Flu symptoms include:
DHEC also released the following flu prevention guidelines:
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