A new strain of a common virus might be responsible for unexplained paralysis in children

March 31, 2015 3:15 AM

24 0

As if the enterovirus wasn’t bad enough on its own, strain EV-D68 sufferers are now starting to report muscle weakness and paralysis that doctors can’t explain, according to a study published in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases.

In last year the enterovirus has caused at least 115 unexplained muscle weakness or paralysis in children in 34 states.

Read more

To category page