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Health officials: Unexplained paralysis cases not epidemic
San Diego Union-Tribune

Recent reports from Stanford University researchers that about 20 Californians have experienced polio-like paralysis in the last 18 months does not have local health officials worried.

This week, Stanford doctors said they had found instances in which children have suffered paralysis of their arms or legs, symptoms similar to those caused by the polio virus. But these children do not test positive for polio.