Breaking news: The AP, The Miami Herald, and NBC Miami report that Miami-Dade health officials have cleared downtown Miami's Epic Hotel of responsibility in the death of a tourist from Legionnaires' disease, a type of flu.
The man did not contract any sickness from the Epic Hotel, though he did stay there. In a Wednesday night press conference, Dr. Vincent Conte, the health department's chief epidemiologist, said the strain that killed the tourist has been definitely traced to a different source.
Officials have not said where he caught the bug or if it was even in South Florida.
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Two others who caught Legionnaire's, but recovered, also stayed at the Epic. Information on where they got sick is still being determined.