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Sep 13, 2016

Sep 13, 2016

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Sep 07, 2005

Sep 07, 2005

Sewage levels high in floodwaters; evacuees to get flu shots

(CIDRAP News) – Tests have shown that floodwaters in hurricane-struck New Orleans are heavily contaminated with sewage and contain dangerous levels of lead as well, federal officials said today.

"The water is full of sewage," said Dr. Julie Gerberding, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at a Washington news teleconference.

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