In February 2019, a LSU’s Department of Sociology study showed a statistical connection between homicide, blighted buildings and convenience stores in Baton Rouge.

Now in February 2021, LSU’s College of the Coast & Environment released a study confirming that blight, leads to an increased abundance of disease-carrying mosquitoes.

To view the University’s Press Release, please click here.

To view the study, please click here.

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