West Nile fever

August 12, 2017 - 9:09 am
An Alexandria man has died after contracting the West Nile Virus, and health officials are urging the public to protect themselves against mosquitos. Dr. David Holcombe with the Office of Public Health says the virus is transmitted by household mosquitos that are common in Louisiana. But there are...
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July 26, 2017 - 9:25 pm
WWL.com West Nile activity is picking up in Louisiana as the state Office of Public Health says seven individuals have been diagnosed with the mosquito borne disease this month. Three cases have been reported in the Baton Rouge area and the others are in in Bossier, Ouachita, Rapides and Morehouse...
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Chris Miller
July 24, 2017 - 8:39 am
West Nile us back, with recent mosquito samples on both sides of the lake coming back positive. No human infections, but odds are most people wouldn't even know it if they were infected. Among people who get West Nile virus, eight in ten never even find out about it. "About 80 percent of people...
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