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Rare, polio-like virus striking Bay Area children

Doctors discuss cases at press conference Monday, stress rarity of the disease

A polio-like illness has stricken 25 children in California, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials announced Monday at a press conference.

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Posted by Elaine
a resident of another community
on Sep 1, 2014 at 11:57 am

Enterovirus-68,same family as the polio virus that was attacking children in California Feb. 2014, is now sending 20-30 per day in Kansas City to Children’s Mercy Hospital according to this news alert. They are just as baffled as the Drs. in California.
Someone needs to tie these cases together!
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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Sep 1, 2014 at 2:01 pm

I believe that it's a less lethal form of the Ebola virus.


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