US health officials alarmed by paralyzing illness in kids

Rachel Scott, right, helps suction the mouth of her son, Braden, in Tomball, Texas on Friday, March 29, 2019. He was 7 on July 4, 2016, when he uncharacteristically decided he didn’t want to go swimming. He had trouble swallowing and felt tired and weak.

US Health Officials Alarmed by Paralyzing Illness in Kids

By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — One morning last fall, 4-year-old Joey Wilcox woke up with the left side of his face drooping. It was the first sign of an unfolding nightmare. Three days later, Joey was in a hospital intensive care unit, unable to move his arms or legs or sit up...
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