Skip to comments.Mystery poliolike illness affects as many as 25 children in California
Posted on 02/24/2014 5:53:49 PM PST by nuconvert
Doctors in California say as many as 25 children are suffering from a mysterious, poliolike virus that is leaving them with paralyzed limbs...
The cause of most of these cases is not known, health officials say. The average age of the children is 12.
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Not climate change but possibly dirty stuff in food.
Illegal aliens coming across the border carrying all manner of disease.
The borders are OPEN and polio and newer diseases
are coming in, INCLUDING weaponized diseases from Iran.
The US Congress? Could not give a damn.
“Illegal aliens coming across the border carrying all manner of disease.”
Bingo! And it’s only going to get worse.
that or possibly bush
Thanks very much for posting. Health/life BUMP!
We have had Measles here and now Polio..I blame the illegal alien population here..what next..Typhus, black plague
Famous polio cause: dirty stuff in food. Spread the word.
Don’t know here what the cause is. Many good posts on this thread as to possibles.
But I went through all my school years with kids who wore legs braces because of Polio. That's not counting those kids that died or were too crippled to even attend school.
If this isn't Polio, I pray they find out what it is and find a vaccine quickly.
Sugar cube medicine. Even remember parents taking their sugar cube(s) too.
Seems there would be accompanying signs if that were the cause but as stated, I do not know the cause.
Which ones are those? I'm still waiting for the first good comment myself. Hint: Putting up a 50 foot fence along the border won't stop communicable disease infiltration as long as legal travel occurs across it. Plus, this particular disease isn't known south of the border either: it isn't polio.
Rare Polio-Like Syndrome Strikes Small Group of California Children
An estimated 25 California children have developed a syndrome with polio-like symptoms, with five confirmed casesthree in the San Francisco Bay Area.
A new report from the American Academy of Neurology shows that a cluster of children developed the mysterious illness, which can cause paralysis of one or more limbs.
Case report author Dr. Keith Van Haren, an instructor of Neurology at Stanford University School of Medicine, said there are numerous potential viruses that can affect the spine, but few have been reported in the U.S. in recent history.
In the past decade, newly identified strains of enterovirus have been linked to polio-like outbreaks among children in Asia and Australia, he said in a statement. These five new cases highlight the possibility of an emerging infectious polio-like syndrome in California.
Specially modified food shipped North? Shipping from outside via container ships? Specific toys? Too many possibles, imho. I do pray a handle on this outbreak is coming quickly.
Illegals and Epidemics. Michael Savage, 1994.
If or when it is proved that our open borders are largely responsible for certain disease outbreaks in the US-that information will never see the light of day.
There are people in certain organizations and the government that would rather see epidemics in this country than admit their policies were wrong!
origination point is going to be key (imho).
Illegal travel is ever present and persistent ... even under the guise of legal travel. Remember, not long ago there was the use of x-ray for a particular color while traveling. With the ever changing processes of nature and weaponry am surprised it has not happened before now. And then ... nothing but nature maybe is taking place but remains unknown. May this mystery be solved soon.
This polio-like outbreak will be the topic of discussion first hour of Coast to Coast tonight for what it’s worth.
Yours is the first comment to correctly note that polio-like symptoms does not equal polio. Seems most commenters only read the headline.
It sounds like either GuillainBarré Syndrome since respiratory is compromised or Transverse Myelitis. A bunch of kids at once? I’d be checking recent vaccines as it can cause both disorders.
Good theory and does need checking.
It took a year for a diagnoses and she was hospitalized for six months. She got use of her arms and hands back enough to feed herself and write. The Neurologist kept asking about any previous shots such as at that time the flu vaccine which was causing some patients to develop GuillainBarré Syndrome. They ruled it out in about the second week.
There are comments about both GB and TM at the LATIMES version of the article.
Meant to add that an analysis of cerebrospinal fluid would be used in diagnosis of GB Syndrome but TM diagnosis is very difficult. Cause can range from spinal injury to viral infection.
We are well overdue (1918) for a nasty epidemic.
I do appreciate your information ... May this outbreak be contained soon before it spread and may this outbreak not spread. I hope your wife improved to the point she has led and is continuing to lead a life free of her illness. Prayers said for you and yours.
Yea that's true because TM can have many origins including previous Polio. TM doesn't have a good of prognoses as GB as far as full recovery goes either.
We're in East Tennessee but if he is still practicing there is a doctor in Cali who used to be the Medical Director at Patrica Neal Rehab Center in Tennessee. My wife was his first case of TM. He left Tennessee and moved back to Cali a few years later.
Am not completely current on this outbreak though am reading California, Australia and Asia affected, if not more areas (planet wide).
Ding, ding, ding, you win the prize from me for the best suggestion of the night! I love reading posts by people who are actually aware of current side-effects of vaccines. Terrifying stuff!!! I know two people who have ended up with Guillain-Barre paralysis post vaccines. Just say no!!!
Guillain-Barre became known during the early 1980's due to a Swine Flu vaccine IIRC. I'm not anti vaccine. I have to take the Flu shot each year as does my wife. I have to take it due to severe sinus allergies and some neurological damage in my sensory processing system to the point of disability. I'm over 50% hearing loss as well. I also take three allergy shots every three weeks and six shots every six weeks. If not I have Asthma type symptoms. Shots mean less damage.
My wife besides being a quad has Asthma, mild Emphysema, Limited lung capacity with part of her upper torso pressing on a lung. She had her Thyroid removed recently due to cancer. The Flu could kill her and she's had bouts with Pneumonia before. Yes she takes the Flu shot and took the Pneumonia shot as well. The flu shot we take is not linked to GB. Vaccines did not put my wife in a wheelchair. She had not taken the Swine flu vaccine.
“Guillain-Barre became known during the early 1980’s due to a Swine Flu vaccine IIRC.”
That happened when Ford was President so it was a bit earlier.
The vaccine was rushed to market by the CDC IIRC.
“Sugar cube medicine. Even remember parents taking their sugar cube(s) too”
That was the Sabin vaccine. Salk came earlier.
The man forgotten man in conquering polio is Thomas Francis.
I was just going on known cases in my area. It was odd. About the time TM hit my wife GB hit two other persons and this was new to the Neurologist because it hadn’t shown up yet. GB like TM can be triggered by many sources but GB seems to be more linked to flu virus and flu vaccine. IOW a Flu exposure it seems could just as likely trigger it.
Wasn’t polio the main cause/reason for them building those huge iron lung machines back in the early 60’s?
I was born in 54, and remember all the vaccines. My grandmother on my moms side had a brace and walked with a cane as long as I remember because she had had polio as a child.
The epidemologist type dude on C2C says in the last two decades, there have been 152 polio cases in the US.
144 caused by the vaccine...
We had a cluster of Lou Gehrig’s Disease cases in my town around 1980. Very spooky, always makes you suspect that there is a common cause but I guess it was just a tragic coincidence.
It always gets me when I see some anti-vaccine crusader on the tube talking about mercury and human breast milk etc etc etc yada yada yada young, healthy parents who basically DO NOT HAVE A CLUE!!!
These diseases, polio, whooping cough. smallpox, killed MILLIONS.
Part of the reason old-time families had a lot of kids was it was not unusual for a few of them to never survive until adulthood.
This is serious stuff, and to try to make it out like some kind of new-age, kumbaya, back to nature, herbalist BS is dangerous and destructive.
A year after my wife's TM onset the physical therapist were measuring her limbs. The abnormal measurements barely notable to the eye were consistent with mild Polio. We figure she contacted Polio likely about age 5 or before. Later at age 35 she got run down physically and was under some extreme stress when the TM hit. She was also working in a nursing home at the time.