Indiana Health Officials Report Second Flu Death

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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, and a runny or stuffy nose.

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