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CDC: Rare Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Louisiana Water System

A rare amoeba that caused the August death of a child in south Louisiana has been found in five locations in a north Louisiana water system, state health regulators said Tuesday.


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Louisiana Forces Homeless Shelter To Destroy $8,000 Worth Of Deer Meat

Louisiana’s State Health Department forced a homeless shelter to destroy $8,000 worth of deer meat because it was donated from a hunter organization.