CDC director on threat of flu pandemic, spike in acute flaccid myelitis
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed 10 new cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM. Seventy-two people, mostly children, have now been diagnosed in 24 states. The CDC is also keeping a close watch on the flu after the highest number of deaths from the virus last year since modern tracking began. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host John Dickerson, CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield said he fears the flu could become a pandemic like the 1918 Spanish flu, which killed as many as 50 million people worldwide.