Robert 'Boo' Maddox, 7, Home From Hospital After 480-Day Battle With H1N1

A 7-year-old boy was released from a New Orleans hospital Sunday after a 480-day battle with H1N1 influenza; the once pandemic virus remembered not so fondly as swine flu. Robert "Boo" Maddox V was admitted to New Orleans Children's Hospital in critical condition Nov. 19, 2009, five months after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the H1N1 outbreak a global pandemic. Boo's epic hospital stay, which spanned two birthdays and included 10 surgeries, was a shock therapy of sorts for a...Full Story
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