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3 more H1N1 deaths bring total to 33

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -- Another three H1N1 flu-related deaths have been reported by the Iowa Department of Public Health.

Health department officials say the latest victims of the H1N1 virus were adults living in Franklin, Benton and Polk counties.

All reportedly had risk factors that increased the chance of complications from the virus.

The latest fatalities brings to 33 the number of confirmed deaths in Iowa related to the H1N1 virus.

Health department officials say more than 650 people in Iowa have been hospitalized because of complications resulting from contracting the virus.

 

Online Producer-Chris Becker

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