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RARE DISEASE HITS WI

RARE DISEASE HITS WI

A polio-like disease is gaining a foothold in Wisconsin.  Acute flaccid myelitis has struck one adult and five children in the state. There have been 84 other cases reported this year in 26 other states. Typically the disease attacks fewer than one person in a million and can cause limb and muscle paralysis and difficulty breathing or swallowing. 

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