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Polio-Like Disease Appears In California Children

An extremely rare, polio-like disease has appeared in more than a dozen California children within the past year, and each of them suffered paralysis to one or more arms or legs, Stanford University researchers say. But public health officials haven’t identified any common causes connecting the cases.

02/25/2014

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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