State’s Flu-Related Deaths Hit 40
Influenza is still a big concern here in the Hoosier state, as Indiana health officials are now reporting 40 deaths due to flu-related illness. Of the 40 deaths, 38 individuals had underlying medical conditions, 33 occurred in individuals older than 65-years-old and two of the deaths occurred in individuals younger than 18.
State health officials encourage all Hoosiers to get vaccinated to help protect against the flu. A flu shot locator can be found on the Indiana State Department of Health website at www.StateHealth.in.gov or by visiting www.Flu.gov.