11:26am

Wed October 14, 2009
WVAS Local

Ala. records another swine flu death, virus has claimed 17 lives

Montgomery, AL – (AP) - State health officials have been
notified of another swine flu death in Alabama.
Officials say a Cherokee County man in his 50s is the state's
17th person to die from the virus.
Previous swine flu deaths have occurred this year in Bullock,
Calhoun, Dale, Houston, Jackson, Jefferson, Macon, Madison, Mobile,
Montgomery, Russell and Talladega counties.
The virus has accounted for about 99 percent of all flu cases
this month.