West Nile confirmed in Acadia Parish

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed the state’s fourth West Nile virus death this year, as well as one new case in Acadia Parish.

The death is from Ouachita Parish, the second death from Ouachita Parish this year. The state’s health department is also confirming four new West Nile virus cases this week, bringing this year’s total to 55 cases. This week’s new infections include two cases of neuroinvasive disease, one each in Acadia and Rapides parishes, and two cases of West Nile fever, with one each in Bossier and Caddo parishes.

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