Six confirmed cases of Zika in Louisiana, health department says

By Justin DiCharia

BATON ROUGE — Six cases of the Zika virus in Louisiana were confirmed Wednesday by the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) during a one-person Senate committee hearing.

LDH Public Health Executive Director Doris G. Brown told Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks, the only available legislative member at the Committee on Women and Children due to budget negotiations, that the six cases were travel associated and the infections did not originate within the state.

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