[an error occurred while processing this directive]

Polio-like illness a mystery in California

Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 |
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A polio-like illness has afflicted a small number of children in California since 2012, causing severe weakness or rapid paralysis in one or more limbs.

Doctors say the symptoms sometimes occur after a mild respiratory illness.

But investigating doctors say it's not polio, and they'll present their cases at an upcoming annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology.
comments powered by Disqus
Washington Times