166 new cases of West Nile Virus found in Louisiana

Friday, September 7, 2012 - 6:55pm

The Department Of Health And Hospitals has confirmed thirty one new human cases of the West Nile Virus bringing the Louisiana total to one hundrend seventy six.

They also confirmed a new death, which is the 10th West Nile death in the state this year.
State health officials say these reported cases are not related to Hurricane Isaac they say it's the coming weeks that pose a health threat
as standing water collects and more people head outside to clean up after the storm.
 

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