Sunday | April 06, 2003
David Bloom, 39, dies in Iraq
NBC News correspondent David Bloom, who has been reporting on the war from the Iraqi desert, died from a pulmonary embolism, the network announced Sunday.
Bloom was the anchor of the weekend "Today" show and had been traveling with U.S. troops for several weeks in Iraq. He was 39.
What is pulmonary embolism?
a blood clot (thrombus) or pieces of it
Conditions that may contribute to pulmonary embolism include: