Neighborhood deprivation and COVID in Louisiana — ScienceDaily

A study by researchers at LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health, believed to be the first study to investigate the role of neighborhood deprivation on COVID-19 in Louisiana, found that the more a neighborhood is deprived, the higher the risk for cases of COVID-19. They report that people living in the most deprived […]

Hurricane Zeta is the fifth named storm to hit Louisiana this year

Hurricane Zeta as seen on October 28, 2020 (NHC/) Hurricane Zeta strengthened overnight on Tuesday, and is now expected to hit New Orleans as a Category 2 storm. That makes it the fifth named storm to hit Louisiana this year, breaking the state’s record, and tying the record for named storms in a single year […]

Hurricane Zeta speeds toward a storm-weary Louisiana

This satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Tropical Storm Zeta, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at 2110 GMT (5:10 p.m. ET). (NOAA/NESDIS/STAR via AP) Hurricane Zeta was speeding toward storm-weary Louisiana with landfall expected Wednesday afternoon just south of New Orleans, where a pump system failure has raised the city’s risk […]