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Russell County Man Dies of Swine Flu

PHENIX CITY, AL (WXTX) - The Alabama Department of Public Health confirms a Russell County man died of H1N1 -- otherwise known as the swine flu virus.

Health officials tell us this is the 5th death related to H1NI in the state.

The Alabama Department of Health said James Miles who was in his 40s died over the weekend.

Officials say Miles died in a Columbus Hospital.

Health officials in Alabama and Georgia are constantly reminding folks to stay healthy by washing your hands more often and limiting contact with crowds of people who may be sick.

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