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Premature baby's death tied to coronavirus, EBR coroner says

Premature baby's death tied to coronavirus, EBR coroner says

Posted 10:47 AM 4/6/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - A day-old baby girl died after being born prematurely after the child's mother gave birth while being hospitalized on a ventilator and testing positive for COVID-19.

The child's death was the 27th death of someone from East Baton Rouge related to coronavirus.  Two people (More)

4/4/2020

Health care workers in Shreveport provide first COVID-19 plasma therapy in Louisiana

Health care workers in Shreveport provide first COVID-19 plasma therapy in Louisiana

Posted 4:41 PM 4/5/2020 by Zandria Thomas

SHREVEPORT - An email was sent out Saturday night about a critically ill COVID-19 patient at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Academic Medical Center receiving the first convalescent plasma therapy in Louisiana Saturday afternoon. 

The email stated that:

At approximately 2:30 (More)

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