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  • Wet Weather Increases Mosquitoes and West Nile Risk

    September 3, 2012 10:23 PM

    A warning everyone in Acadiana needs to know about: Mosquito populations are on the rise and the risk of West Nile could increase. Wet weather from Hurricane Isaac is to blame. As we see more mosquitoes, there's also a growing concern over West Nile Virus. It's already been a... more »
  • West Nile: It Only Takes 1 Mosquito

    February 5, 2012 2:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Low numbers of mosquitoes won't protect you from West Nile virus, warns Louisiana's Office of Public Health. Although drought kept the mosquito population down last year in Calcasieu Parish, two residents came down with encephalitis or meningitis from the virus, according to a report in the... more »
  • Two More Human Cases of West Nile in Louisiana

    October 15, 2010 11:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has confirmed two new human cases of West Nile Virus, bringing this year's total to 29. The two new cases come from East Baton Rouge and West Baton Rouge parishes. These cases are reported in DHH's weekly Louisiana Arbovirus Surveillance... more »
  • West Nile Found in Vermilion & Iberia Parishes

    October 7, 2010 10:32 AM

    The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has confirmed two new human cases of West Nile Virus, bringing this year's total to 27. The two new cases come from Iberia and Vermilion parishes. These cases are reported in DHH's weekly Louisiana Arbovirus Surveillance Summary which can be found in the... more »
  • Human Case of West Nile in Iberia Parish

    September 24, 2010 6:23 PM

    There's a human case of west nile virus in Iberia Parish. It's one of two new cases in the state, which brings this year's total to 25. The other is in St. Tammany Parish. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals characterize West Nile infections three ways: neuroinvasive, West Nile... more »
  • New Cases of West Nile

    September 3, 2010 3:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has confirmed seven new human cases of West Nile Virus, bringing this year’s total to 19. The seven new cases come from East Baton Rouge and Ascension Parishes. Health officials characterize West Nile infections three ways: neuroinvasive, West Nile... more »
  • DHH Confirms 3 New West Nile Cases

    August 20, 2010 12:27 PM

    The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has confirmed three new human cases of West Nile Virus, bringing this year's total to 12. The three new cases come from East Baton Rouge Parish. Health officials characterize West Nile infections three ways: neuroinvasive, West Nile fever and asymptomatic. A neuroinvasive illness... more »
  • Three New Confirmed Cases of West Nile Virus

    August 12, 2010 6:49 PM

    Louisiana on Pace to Having a Record Low Year BATON ROUGE -The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has confirmed three new human cases of West Nile Virus, bringing this year's total to nine. The three new cases come from East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes. These cases are... more »
  • This Year's First Case of West Nile Virus in a Human

    July 15, 2010 6:22 PM

    The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has reported the state's first case of West Nile virus in a human in 2010. The case was confirmed July 14 in East Baton Rouge Parish. Health officials characterize West Nile infections three ways: neuroinvasive, West Nile fever and asymptomatic. A neuroinvasive illness... more »

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