Nov 10, 2009 9:26 AM by sleonard

3 more La. deaths blamed on flu

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state Department of Health and Hospitals says three more people in Louisiana have died from complications of swine flu bringing the total to 33 deaths in the
state since August.
Health officials say the latest deaths include a man and a woman from the seven-parish area that includes East Baton Rouge and a woman from the four parish area around New Orleans.
Meanwhile, more vaccine is arriving in the state weekly.
Health officials tell The Advocate that about 390,000 doses of vaccine have been delivered across the state, with about 57,000 doses administered since the program started.
Information from: The Advocate,
(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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