Indiana flu deaths rise by 3 to 43

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana State Department of Health says the number of flu deaths in Indiana has risen to 43.

The new total is up from 40 last Wednesday when the agency released its most recent flu report.

Agency spokesman Ken Severson confirmed the new total.

At least 33 of the people who have died from the flu were over age 65, and at least 38 had underlying medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, asthma and renal disease.

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