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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.
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