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Marksville mayor battling pneumonia

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MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Marksville Mayor John Lemoine is battling pneumonia, but is reportedly doing better.

His staff said he was transferred to Christus Saint Frances Cabrini Medical Center in Alexandria for some tests.

He was originally in the hospital in Marksville.

The mayor's aide told News Channel 5 that Lemoine was in ICU, but is being moved to a private room.

He also continues to work from his hospital bed.

Staff say doctors told Lemoine's family that he must break his fever for 24 hours before he can be released.

They say that hasn't happened yet, so he continues to be monitored.

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