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CDC Responds to Spread of Respiratory Illness

Health officials in Hong Kong say the number of people suffering from an unusual type of pneumonia has nearly doubled since the weekend. At least 160 cases have been confirmed worldwide, including four deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are handling the U.S. response. Hear NPR's Rob Gifford and NPR's Joe Palca.



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