AUDIO: Lies About Hurricanes

August 14th, 2007 by Larry Smith  

Dr. LutzA.D. character Dr. Brobson Lutz, former director of the New Orleans Health Department, talks about myths that often blow into public consciousness along with a hurricane.
“[Katrina] stigmatized New Orleans as some kind of infectious disease-ridden sector of our country,” Dr. Lutz says. “Our mosquitoes might have a little West Nile in them … but we don’t have malaria in New Orleans.” Click play below for more diagnosis from the doctor.

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  1. My Singing Monsters

    Dr. Brobson Lutz has contributed to public education and the fight against false information.

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    Dr. Brobson Lutz debunks hurricane-related myths, clarifying misconceptions about infectious diseases in New Orleans post-Katrina. Despite West Nile concerns, he emphasizes the absence of malaria, challenging stigmatization and offering factual insights on the city’s health.

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    Dr. Brobson Lutz, former New Orleans Health Department director, dispels hurricane myths, addressing misconceptions about infectious diseases post-Katrina. He highlights the truth: while West Nile might linger, malaria isn’t a concern in New Orleans, despite popular belief.

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