3rd flu-related death of the season occurs in Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indiana has now recorded its third influenza-related death of the 2018-19 season, according to the Indiana State Department of Health’s weekly influenza report
The department did not release any details Friday on the person who died.
During the 2017-2018 flu season, over 300 flu-related deaths were reported in Indiana.
Flu season typically runs from October through May.
Health officials recommend Hoosiers protect their families by getting a flu shot if they haven’t already and to take precautions, including frequent hand-washing and covering their mouths when coughing.