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Sen. Boxer Asking CDC To Investigate Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Affecting Kids

Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is asking the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to initiate a formal investigation into what has caused polio-like paralysis in about 20 children in California over the past 18 months.


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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.


Walter Johnson Jr. was left paralyzed from a shooting in 1977. (credit: DMV)

Man Paralyzed 36 Years Ago By Shooting Dies; Homicide Investigation Begins

Sacramento police are investigating the death of a man who passed away on Monday — 36 years after he was shot.