By WBRC staff
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Three more people in Alabama have died from the H1N1 swine flu virus.
The Alabama Department of Public Health said Thursday afternoon three people from Macon, Bullock and Russell Counties have died from H1N1. That brings the total number of swine flu deaths in Alabama to seven.
Health experts continued to caution people to wash their hands and avoid contact with people exhibiting flu-like symptoms. People with flu-like symptoms were urged to avoid contact with other people until the symptoms went away.