According to the March of Dimes, infant mortality rates in Virginia from 2010-2013 showed double digits in Accomack, Danville, Franklin City, Hopewell, Mecklenburg, Newport News, Norfolk, Petersburg, Portsmouth, Richmond, Washington and Winchester. The Henry County region just missed the list at 9.6. The 2017 numbers just tabulated show the problem is getting worse, not better.
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Bill Wyatt holds a B.S. in Telecommunications from Radford University. He is a radio and television station owner, journalist, broadcaster, web designer, and media consultant.