State flu deaths now number 2

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.