Sunday, May 26, 2013

Deadly Alabama Mystery Illness Solved - Experts Feared SARS, H7N9 Bird Flu Outbreak

The Alabama Department of Public Health announced that the mysterious respiratory illness found in seven individuals is a combination of multiple viruses.

Experts feared that the elusive illness could have been the new strain of bird flu, H7N9, or the novel SARS-like coronavirus that has had public health officials around the world on edge.

But the seven cases found in Alabama were deemed a combination of the common cold and a strain of influenza.