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Coastal News Roundup: It's Hot! Sea Lice, Tropical Diseases, And More

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Clockwise from top left: The deer tick, which transmits Lyme disease; the American dog tick, which transmits Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia; the Culex pipiens mosquito, which transmits West Nile virus; and the Aedes aegypti mosquito.

For this week's coastal news roundup, WWNO’s Tegan Wendland talked with science fellow at nola.com/Times Picayune, Joan Meiners, about sea lice, migrating tropical diseases and bugs.

Support for the Coastal Desk comes from the Walton Family Foundation, the Greater New Orleans Foundation and the Foundation for Louisiana.

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