H1N1 cases declining, state says

November 13, 2009

The latest influenza illness figures are “encouraging,” according to Indiana health officials. Emergency-room visits for flu-like symptoms have fallen more than 2 percent in two weeks. Hospitalization rates also are down, and schools are reporting fewer absent students. However, it's too early to say the virus has peaked, say experts. Last week, three H1N1-related deaths were confirmed in Indiana.

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