Paralysis cases in Alberta under investigation for Enterovirus D68 link

October 1, 2014 11:09 PM

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Paralysis cases in Alberta under investigation for Enterovirus D68 link

Alberta Health Services says it's investigating four cases of paralysis in children, but the patients have not been diagnosed with Enterovirus D68.

Provincial health officials in B.C. are trying to determine if a man and boy with the illness developed paralysis-like symptoms because of the infections. Doctors are watching the two cases but say it's too soon to say if the virus is the cause.

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