Cases of a mystery illness called 'White Lung Syndrome' have risen globally, with some cases reported in Europe, followed by the US and China. The broader type of pneumonia has already reached 'epidemic' levels in Denmark, according to The Mirror.
Meanwhile, the Netherlands has reported a spike in White Lung Syndrome cases, especially among children. According to The Metro, White Lung Syndrome is caused by mycoplasma pneumoniae, a bacterial infection.
White Lung Syndrome is a type of pneumonia that leads to inflammation of the lungs. The illness is particularly rampant among children at the moment. The United States' States' States' Ohio recorded 150 cases of pneumonia in children over the past month.