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News & Views: Suddenly Paralyzed, 2 Men Struggle to Recover from Guillain-Barre
Posted on May 18, 2016 by Katherine Malanson | Categories: ND Lesson2-3, ND Lesson2-5, ND Unit2, Neurological Disorders | | Add comment |

Rae Ellen Bichell and Katie Park/NPR

Guillain-Barre syndrome can render healthy people temporarily paralyzed. It’s something you’re likely to hear more about as Zika continues to spread, because exposure to pathogens like Zika can set that stage for the syndrome. And for those who get it, it is one wild ride.

Hear the stories of two men who struggled to recover from it at NPR.org and read more about the syndrome at ninds.gov.