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ISDH reports 2nd flu-related death of season

ISHD reports 2nd flu-related death of season

News 8 Midday

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting the state’s second death linked to influenza.

The update comes just days after the state reported the first flu-related death of the 2019-2020 flu season.

According to a weekly report from the agency, both of the deaths are in the 65 and over age group.

Common signs of the flu include:

  • fever of 100° Fahrenheit or greater
  • headache 
  • fatigue
  • cough
  • muscle aches
  • sore throat 
  • runny or stuffy nose

The department recommends that anyone 6 months and older get a flu shot.

Click here to view the weekly report.