Mysterious neurological illness haunts remote Canadian region

Mysterious neurological illness haunts remote Canadian region

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By: Leyland Cecco | Mysterious neurological illness haunts remote Canadian region | Neuroscience | The Guardian

The cases have prompted a row between health officials who deny the sicknesses form a true ‘cluster’ and medical experts looking for a link

When Roger Ellis fell ill two years ago, his family rushed to the hospital, fearing he was having a heart attack. Doctors quickly ruled that out, but days later, he suffered from a seizure.

In the following weeks, the retired industrial mechanic, 64, who lived in the east Canadian town of Bathurst, New Brunswick, grew increasingly anxious and disoriented, and often repeated himself.

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