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‘Time to stop debating’: Researchers blame enterovirus for mysterious polio-like paralysis in kids

A team of researchers has published evidence that an enterovirus is to blame for a mysterious neurologic illness that has ...
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Absence of a ‘smoking gun’ pathogen has stymied efforts to solve AFM mystery illness paralyzing children

What some are calling an "unprecedented mystery respiratory illness" is being reported in the Rockies and across the Midwest. Contributing ...
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Inside the quest to solve mystery disease paralyzing kids

To parents and the press, the “new” disease that is paralyzing kids is a mystery. Media coverage of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), ...
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Chasing the mysterious polio-like disorder striking children

A runny nose or cough are normal symptoms during the fall, but this year doctors in the United States and ...
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Chasing the virus behind surging polio-like illness

[Fall 2014] Kevin Messacar, a pediatrician at Children’s Hospital Colorado, started seeing a wave of children with inexplicable paralysis. All of ...