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Cause of oyster illness remains a mystery

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana health officials are still trying to determine what’s led to a stomach illness outbreak that forced the closure of three oyster harvest areas in the past two weeks. The areas in St. Bernard, Plaquemines, and parts of Lafourche and Jefferson parishes have been closed to oyster fishing as a precaution. The disease, norovirus, is a ...

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