H1N1 deaths up to 15 in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - Four more people were added to the list of individuals in Alabama who have died from the H1N1 swine flu virus.

The Alabama Department of Public Health said testing confirmed the diagnosis in the deaths of a woman in her 30s and a man in his 60s from Montgomery County, a man in his 40s from Calhoun County, and a man in his 30s from Mobile County.

The deaths raised the H1N1 death toll in Alabama to 15.  Previous deaths of persons positive for H1N1 influenza have occurred during 2009 in Bullock, Dale, Houston, Jackson, Jefferson, Macon, Madison, Montgomery, Russell and Talladega counties.