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Isaac may spark swarms of mosquitoes

2 years ago September 04, 2012 Sep 4, 2012 Tuesday, September 04 2012 Tuesday, September 04, 2012 9:23:19 AM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

HOUMA - After Hurricane Isaac left a lot of water behind, south Louisiana residents may be dealing with swarms of mosquitoes.

And with Louisiana experiencing the highest rate of West Nile virus infections in several years, state officials are warning residents to take precautions against mosquitoes.

The Courier reports that at least 145 West Nile cases and nine deaths reported in Louisiana from the disease.

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