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Mystery Illness / American Legion / Philadelphia #247539

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 02, 1976
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(Studio) 15 die of mystery virus following Pennsylvania American Legion convention in Philadelphia. 42 others ill.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) 10,000 attended convention July 21-24. Then disease struck. [State adjutant general Leonard HOAK - describes outbreak.] Symptoms described. [Sick Legionnaire Charles TOMLIN - describes illness.] [Dr. Leonard BACHMAN - discusses illness as possibly swine flu.] Cause of deaths won't be known for 3 days.
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick (KOKA-TV newsfilm)

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:50

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