Another Kansan dies from H1N1

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced today that a 52-year-old man from southwest Kansas has died from infection with H1N1.

His death brings the total number of confirmed deaths in Kansas from that influenza virus to 26.

The man's infection was confirmed Dec. 10, and his death was reported Thursday. He did not have any underlying health conditions that placed him at greater risk for severe complications of influenza, KDHE said.