DHH Confirms Eighth Death from H1N1 Flu

BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals today confirmed that a resident of DHH Region 3, the Houma/Thibodaux area, has died from complications related to the 2009 H1N1 flu. The individual was an adult male, and the state's eighth death related to H1N1 flu.

The department will not release other personal details about the individual to protect the privacy of the resident and his family.