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Prescription for Health: West Nile Virus (2012)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-09-14

Duration: 00:04:22

Subjects: Whitfield, Rani G. | Health | West Nile virus


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whitfield, Rani Interviewee


This “Prescription for Health” segment from the September 14, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Dr. Rani Whitfield on the West Nile virus outbreak. Dr. Whitfield discusses the recent statistics, the facts about the disease, the treatment, and how to protect yourself.