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Mother holds newborn for first time after spending 72 days hospitalized with Covid-19

Trichelle McDaniel came to Touro's Emergency Room on March 11th with flu-like symptoms. She was 35 weeks pregnant. It was soon discovered she was positive for Covid-19. She went into preterm labor and had to undergo an emergency C-section.
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  La. Farm Bureau president released from hospital after 64 days battling COVID-19

The longtime president of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation just spent his 72nd birthday hooked up to a ventilator at Baton Rouge General. He has now been hospitalized for 57 days.
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  After a coma and 56 days fighting coronavirus in hospital, woman goes home to street lined with family, friends

In the stories of survival, sometimes there are some minor miracles. In the case of Marieliese Falcon, known as “Ghee Ghee,” consider it a major miracle.
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  Nursing home nurse describes fighting coronavirus as a ‘nightmare’

More than 22,000 people in Louisiana have successfully fought off the coronavirus. One of those is Lila Murray, a nurse at the Belle Maison nursing home in Hammond.
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St. Tammany Hospital hits low COVID-19 numbers

st tammany hospital hits lowest covid 19 numbers since pandemic
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  Mother in hospital over a month diagnosed with coronavirus days after giving birth

Gracie Melancon came into the world at Woman’s Hospital on April 2. Mother and daughter did great, so they were released and sent home that weekend but things changed drastically just a few days later.
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  Mom beats COVID-19 in time for Mother’s Day weekend

Tera Greene is the 350th COVID-19 survivor to be discharged from Our Lady of the Lake Hospital to date.
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  Honoring Nurses: Baton Rouge General ER nurse says ‘we do it because that’s what we do’

Terra Eubanks is a mother of three, with another on the way, an ER nurse at Baton Rouge General, and beat COVID-19 herself.
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Public parks in Gonzales and Ascension Parish to begin phased reopening May 11

Officials with both the City of Gonzales and Ascension Parish announced Thursday, May 7 a joint plan to reopen parks and recreational facilities in Gonzales and the parish in phases beginning May 11.
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  COVID Conqueror: 28-year-old survivor gets epic hospital sendoff

There’s not always a reason to celebrate inside the COVID-19 ICU at Our Lady of the Lake, but this week was different.
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  Northshore deacon becomes St. Tammany Hospital’s first COVID-19 patient, now out of hospital

A Mandeville church deacon became St. Tammany Hospital’s first COVID-19 patient and after 16 days in the ICU Michael Bergeron is showing much improvement.
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Researchers use manufactured antibodies to treat patients with COVID-19

Researchers use monoclonal antibodies to treat patients inflammatory response to COVID-19.
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  Baker couple infected with COVID-19 quarantined in bedroom to keep kids from getting sick

Rendell and Esie Brown are husband and wife and successfully overcame the coronavirus, but both describe their experience as the most terrible thing they have ever been through.
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  ’It was a nightmare:’ 12-year-old healthy girl suffers from cardiac arrest triggered by COVID-19

Jennifer Daly says her daughter had no pre-existing conditions, when she suffered from a rare heart condition doctors say was triggered by COVID-19.
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  Ochsner Health releases 1,500th COVID-19 patient since March 9

Ochsner Health announced she is the 1,500th coronavirus patient to be released from Ochsner Medical Center New Orleans after the pandemic began
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COVID-19 survivor shares his story after spending 24 days hospitalized

Lloyd Nash wasn't sure he was going to make it. "I was very scared I was going to lose my fight," said Nash.
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  COVID-19 survivor heading home after nearly losing her life

COVID-19 survivor speaks out about beating the virus and heading home from the first time in weeks.
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Three generations of survivors share their experiences with COVID-19

Three generations of COVID-19 survivors shared their experiences with us.
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  ‘It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done’: man living active lifestyle gets COVID-19, recovers

The guy that hits up the home gym some four to six times per week and pushes life to the limit might not be the first person you’d picture getting the coronavirus.
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  Man credits faith for his coronavirus survival

A Baton Rouge man has been battling the coronavirus for nearly three weeks and now credits his faith for pulling him through.
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COVID-19 survivor shares his experience with the virus

A COVID-19 survivor shares his experience with the virus and what his recovery has been like. Within a matter of hours, he says he developed double pneumonia and had to be hospitalized.
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  Mother happy to hold daughter again after coronavirus recovery

One mother guides WAFB through the COVID-19 recovery process and introduces our viewers to her daughter, the little girl whose smile helped her defeat the virus.
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BRG creates ‘survivor wall’ for recovered COVID-19 patients

Baton Rouge General (BRG) has found a unique way to recognize those who have contracted COVID-19... and survived.
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La. nurse talks about recovering from COVID-19

“I’m recovering still. Still have moments of fatigue and a little bit of shortness of breath if I overdo it, but every day...I just keep getting better."
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Rapides Parish pastor, RPSO chaplain recovers from coronavirus, shares experience

Just two weeks ago, life changed for the pastor of Greater Live Oak Baptist Church and chaplain for the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office, Rev. James S. Hardison, Sr., when he began experiencing coronavirus symptoms.
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WATCH: West Jefferson Medical Center celebrates recovery of coronavirus patient

After battling COVID-19, Simmons was celebrated on his way to be discharged from the hospital.
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  La. coronavirus survivors share their stories of recovery

Our goal is to bring you some stories of hope and positivity with those who have won the fight with COVID-19, commonly known as the Coronavirus.
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JPSO deputies recovered from COVID-19 coronavirus donate blood for research

They donated their blood to help in the current research to find the best treatments.
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  Rep. Ted James on his battle with coronavirus: ‘I made up in my mind that I did not want to fight anymore’

Rep. Edward James, better known as Ted James, is finally emerging from the fight of his life, the fight with the coronavirus. He’s now back home after COVID-19 nearly claimed his life.
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  New Orleans East mother returns home to parade after recovery from COVID-19

Dale Howard, 65, was welcomed home by friends and family after spending two weeks in the hospital battling the COVID-19 virus.
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After weeks in ICU, COVID-19 survivor with serious underlying condition reunites with wife

While fighting COVID-19, he was also fighting colon cancer.
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  Transportation head Wilson now ’100 percent’ recovered from COVID-19

Wilson was among the first public figures in Louisiana to be diagnosed with the new coronavirus. Wilson says he expects to work as he normally would this week now that he has recovered.
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  Shreveport teacher diagnosed with COVID-19 shares her story

As of Tuesday, March 24, there are 40 people in Caddo Parish that are recovering from the coronavirus — 36-year-old Aviva Williamson is one of those people.