Report: ‘Polio-like’ disease a menace to CA children

Yahoo News, which is gearing up to be a player on the regional and national news scene, has a troubling new report about California:

“Over a one-year period, five children in California developed a polio-like illness that caused severe weakness or paralysis in their arms and legs, a new case study reports. 

“In two of the children, their symptoms have now been linked with an extremely rare virus called enterovirus-68.

“Like the poliovirus, which has been eradicated in the U.S. since 1979 thanks to the polio vaccine, strains of enterovirus in rare cases can invade and injure the spine.

“These are the first reported cases of polio-like symptoms being caused by enterovirus in the United States.”

But the Yahoo article doesn’t say where in California the cases occurred. Nor does CNN’s version. This is crucial, because there are some indications the polio-like illness is centered in Asia, raising the question of whether the five children were immigrants.

However, all the children with the polio-like illness had been inoculated against polio, which suggests they weren’t from Third World countries without strong public health systems.

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  1. Bob Smith
    Bob Smith 24 February, 2014, 11:28

    Diseases once thought eradicated in the West are coming back as we foolishly continue with our porous borders policy.

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    • Donkey
      Donkey 24 February, 2014, 14:03

      And ignored by all in government, TB, Chagas, bed bugs, whooping cough, and any number of other aliments are returning, thanks to our open border policy, sanctuary cities, and non-illegal alien LE. 🙂

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      • SeeSaw
        SeeSaw 24 February, 2014, 21:52

        Some of these ailments, whooping cough in particular, are making a comeback due to the failure of people getting booster immunizations on schedule, Donkey. That is no fault of immigrants. What does LE, have to do with mystery diseases? I hope that the medical community gets on this mystery disease ASAP–we can all remember how many years it took to identify the AIDS virus.

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        • Donkey
          Donkey 25 February, 2014, 07:42

          I love you girl, LE does nothing to enforce our laws concerning citizenship! 🙂

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  2. Queeg
    Queeg 24 February, 2014, 20:24

    It’s a Medieval thingee Donkey….that great unwashed you doomers loathe yearn for higher wages and better living accommodations.

    Doomers remind me sometimes of plantation boss men too doing the dirty work for globalists and Euro shoulder bag wearing MBA’s.

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  3. Donkey
    Donkey 25 February, 2014, 07:41

    Queeg, my half-wit friend, there are a few nations around the world that could deposit 1oo, 200, 300 million of their sick and poor onto USA soil and not skip a beat. Most of ours just happen to be supplied by our friends from south of the border. 🙂

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