Casualty from West Nile Virus in Louisiana reported

Monday, September 10, 2012 - 8:46pm

There is News that another person in Louisiana has died from the West Nile Virus.
This case comes out of Baton Rouge.
That is the tenth death in the state so far this year.
The recent cases are not linked to Hurricane Isaac.

However experts say there are other factors that played a role in this year's spike in West Nile cases.
According to the centers for disease control Texas has seen the worst outbreak with nearly half of the nationwide cases coming from that state.

To reduce the risk of being infected experts remind you to wear repellant, wear long sleeved shirts and avoid wearing perfumes or colognes for extended periods of time.


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