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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
March 06, 2020 - 11:01 am
Relax, and please think about the coronavirus logically and not emotionally.
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Scoot
March 05, 2020 - 12:45 pm
Accept the news about the coronavirus as information that will help keep you and your family safe – but an irrational fear that the end is near is foolish.
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom displays a bottle of hand sanitizer while saying the state would take action against price gouging because of the coronavirus, at a Capitol news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, March 4, 2020. In the aftermath of the first California resident to die from the coronavirus, Newsom declared a state declared a statewide emergency to deal with the virus. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Associated Press
March 05, 2020 - 11:16 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Scrambling to keep the coronavirus at bay, officials ordered a cruise ship to hold off the California coast Thursday to await testing of those aboard, after a passenger on an earlier voyage died and at least one other became infected. A Coast Guard helicopter was expected to...
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Chris Miller
February 17, 2020 - 10:56 am
Influenza A is hitting Louisiana just as Mardi Gras ramps up
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Carnival Season is also Flu Season
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Thomas Perumean
February 02, 2020 - 9:34 am
Carnival Season is also Flu Season
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Jim Hanzo
November 18, 2019 - 3:56 pm
Folks who come down with the flu this season may be turned onto Baloxivir, an anti-viral treatment that’s been out a little over a year publicly. LSU Health New Orleans Professor Dr. Fred Lopez says if you get infected, the treatment can help reduce the severity and amount of time you’ll be under...
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Associated Press
November 03, 2019 - 7:56 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's health department is holding one-day flu vaccination clinics around the state where people can get free flu shots. The free flu shot events began in October and are continuing this month. A full list of locations, dates and times is available online. Events are...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 27, 2019 - 7:58 pm
Do you ever go to work sick? A recent poll found that most people do go in when they are ill. The Accountemps survey shows nine in ten workers admit to going to work with cold or flu-like symptoms. The company that provides temporary workers urges people to stay home when they are sick. “Remind the...
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