10:30 LRN Newscast June 27

Governor Edwards is demanding businesses comply with coronavirus restrictions as the state reported another 13-hundred cases yesterday. Edwards says the state office of public health, A-T-C, and state fire marshal deputies will conduct robust compliance checks on businesses when they get complaints they are not following Phase two restrictions…
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Assistant health secretary Dr. Alex Billioux says in order to stop the surge in cases, Louisiana residents should wear masks in the public and maintain social distancing…
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Due to a planned power outage at an L-D-H office in New Orleans, the state will not update its coronavirus cases today.

Legislation that would provide grocery store workers, bus drivers, law enforcement personnel and healthcare workers with a 250-dollar check from the state is nearing final legislative passage. Alexandria Senator Jay Luneau says these individuals put their health at risk by showing up to work during the few weeks of the pandemic…
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A common childhood vaccine might help prevent severe lung inflammation and sepsis if a person is infected with COVID-19. LSU Health New Orleans researcher Dr. Paul Fidel suggests that live attenuated vaccines such as MMR can help boost an adult’s immune system to mount a more effective defense.
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Fidel says they plan to give the MMR vaccination to adult primates to see if it can prevent severe complications of COVID-19.