|Posted on 10/20/2017 3:14:00 AM.|
The Salmonella outbreak in Caldwell Parish has state health officials urging Louisiana residents to be careful of cross contamination when preparing food. Dr. David Holcombe with the state Office of Public Health says poultry is the most common cause of Salmonella.
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|Posted on 10/19/2017 2:59:00 PM.|
State health officials suspect jambalaya is the cause of an outbreak of Salmonella poisoning in Caldwell Parish.
Dr. David Holcombe with the State Office of Public Health says there are 49 confirmed cases of a gastrointestinal illness with 31 people hospitalized. He says salmonella is usually associated with chicken and eggs.More
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|Posted on 8/12/2017 5:30:00 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 ways people can keep the pesky bugs away.
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|Posted on 8/8/2014 6:56:00 PM.|
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals confirms the state's second West Nile virus death this year. The death occurred in the Capital Area Region 2 which consists of East and West Feliciana, East and West Baton Rouge, Pointe Coupee, Iberville Parish and Ascension Parishes.
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