Injuries and illnesses related to Hurricane Andrew--Louisiana, 1992.

  • Published 1993 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report


On August 26, 1992, Hurricane Andrew struck Louisiana. On August 24, in anticipation of hurricane-related injuries and illnesses, the Office of Public Health (OPH), Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, in cooperation with hospital emergency room (ER) and public utility personnel and coroners, established an active emergency surveillance system in… (More)


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