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Tuberculosis, Measles And Rare Polio-like Disease Outbreaks In California Not Linked

Small but unusual outbreaks of tuberculosis, measles and an extremely rare polio-like disease in several regions across California have set off concerns about the risks of exposure. All the infectious disease reports are actively being investigated, and California health officials say it is sheer coincidence that they arose at the same time.

02/28/2014

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Polio-Like Illness A Mystery For California Health Officials

A small number of children in California have been afflicted with polio-like illnesses that led to paralysis in one or more limbs.

02/23/2014