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A rare tick-borne disease infected a baby, the first case in a new state

A rare tick-borne disease infected a baby, the first case in a new state | Washington Post | April 20, 2017
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Source: Washington Post
April 20, 2017
It started with fever and vomiting. Then the 5-month-old baby developed facial twitching, stiffening of his right arm and seizures. The family rushed him to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Clinicians there performed a series of tests, including a brain MRI that showed clear signs of a serious infection. The testing showed that he didn’t have […]Related:Antidepressants not as harmful during pregnancy as previously thought, a new study showsA protein from human umbilical cords revitalizes memory — at least in miceA simple checklist prevents deaths after surgery, a large new study suggests

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