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Polio-like illness a mystery for CA health dept.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A small number of children in California have been afflicted with polio-like illnesses that led to paralysis in one or more limbs. The Los Angeles Times reports that state health officials […]


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Rare polio virus spreads to Israel’s north

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s president is urging the country’s children to get polio boosters after a rare appearance of the virus spread to the north of the country. President Shimon Peres met with children getting […]