Researchers study polio-like illnesses in California, say recent cases are a 'rare phenomenon'

  • by: MARTHA MENDOZA , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 24, 2014 - 11:25 PM

STANFORD, Calif. — More than a dozen children in California have developed an extremely rare, polio-like syndrome within the past year that within days paralyzed one or more of the children's arms or legs, Stanford University researchers say.

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