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Effects of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans - Wikipedia

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As the center of Hurricane Katrina passed southeast of New Orleans on August 29, 2005, winds ... By August 31, 2005, 80% of New Orleans was flooded, with some parts under 15 ... Between 80 and 90 pe...

How New Orleans became America's ground zero for HIV | Aeon ...

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Aug 15, 2014 ... A second hurricane is battering New Orleans, this time it is an HIV catastrophe ... to the southern states: where those problems are most prevalent, so is the virus. ... state government and other powers-that-be all seem like part of the show. ... Louisiana has the second-highest poverty rate in the country and ...

State laws, police practices contribute to 'HIV epidemic ... - NOLA.com

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Dec 11, 2013 ... Report claims police unfairly arrest sex workers for carrying condoms, ... In the New Orleans area alone, 41 percent of people with HIV are not ... fully address the problem and criminalization of possession is still problematic.

HIV/AIDS deaths in Baton Rouge have risen 1,500 percent since ...

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Dec 19, 2016 ... Home; Set Your Edition Greater New Orleans ... HIV/AIDS deaths in Baton Rouge have risen 1,500 percent since 1980 ... rates for nutritional deficiencies in the U.S., rising 225 percent and 174 percent respectively, the study found. ... the need for better medical access and quality of care in those areas, said ...

Despite innovations in treatment, HIV rates still high, including in ...

www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/article_53df0406-6084-553c-baef-698becaa3ac9.html

Dec 30, 2015 ... Scientific advances for HIV/AIDS have exploded in recent years, and ... Despite innovations in treatment, HIV rates still high, including in Baton Rouge and New Orleans ... Young, the head of the HIV/AIDS Alliance in the Baton Rouge area. ... are problems, and they know which communities they most affect.

HIV on the rise among young people - Shreveport Times

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Jan 7, 2016 ... HIV is a growing problem among 13- to 24-year-olds, impacting young ... Louisiana is ranked third in the nation for its HIV case diagnosis rate, ...

Police harassment may be worsening Louisiana AIDS crisis ...

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Dec 16, 2013 ... Aggressive police harassment in New Orleans, such as using condoms ... Louisiana has one of the highest rates of HIV/AIDS in the nation, and its .... Crimea is a part of Russia, same way Taiwan is a part of China. .... Hunger ' games' set to worsen with homelessness on the rise across America, survey says .

Syphilis epidemic in New Orleans area causes public health alert ...

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Jun 14, 2016 ... Syphilis is on the rise in the New Orleans area, so much so that the ... "The health department can't tackle this problem alone they issued ... "It is wildly concerning because the two, HIV and Syphilis, drive each other and we see rates of them ... State Police identify suspect injured during Friday night...

New Orleans Searches For The Truth | FiveThirtyEight

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Jul 13, 2016 ... The problem that Landrieu is tackling is one that has plagued New Orleans ... But New Orleans's murder rate has been well above the national rate ... to the New Orleans Police Department, nearly 80 percent of murder ... But research has shown that violence more closely resembles a different model: HIV.

December 1 is World AIDS Day - KALB

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Nov 29, 2016 ... (Central Louisiana AIDS Support Services) - World AIDS Day is held each ... and the New Orleans MSA ranked 3rd for estimated HIV case rates (44 .7 and 36.9 per 100,000, respectively), among the large metropolitan areas in the nation. ... distributors settle a suit claiming they fueled a state's drug problem ...