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  • South Carolina - ​First case of Zika reported in Myrtle Beach neighborhood - was contracted in another state

    AUGUST 26, 2016 5:08 PM

    First case of Zika reported in Myrtle Beach neighborhood

    BY MEGAN TOMASIC AND JASON M. RODRIGUEZ

    A case of the Zika virus was confirmed in Myrtle Beach earlier this week at Plantation Point.
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    The virus was not locally generated, but it was contracted in another state, according to Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Lisa Bourcier, spokeswoman for Horry County, said the county found out about the case earlier this week. She said the county has been working on a Zika response plan for about four months.
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    http://www.thestate.com/news/state/s...e98155842.html
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

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    Travel-related Zika confirmed in Horry County, Florence County

    By Kendall McGee
    Published: August 26, 2016, 3:57 pm Updated: August 26, 2016, 5:36 pm

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) –
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    DHEC did specify that the map did not include the Horry County incident because the agency only lists cases of SC residents. In Horry County’s case, the individual resides in another state.

    According to Lisa Bourcier of Horry County, the person was known to have been in the Plantation Point area and the county has followed the response plan previously laid out.

    That plan includes drawing up a 1,000 foot radius around the area the individual was known to be and going door-to-door providing people with information, completing inspections, eliminating any areas of standing water and utilizing hand-held foggers on properties.
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    http://wbtw.com/2016/08/26/travel-re...-horry-county/
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

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