CBC Vancouver, BC: Tick bite leads to Langley toddler’s temporary paralysis

[CanLyme Note: NO TICK IS A GOOD TICK]

Malia Radmore’s mother believes she picked up the tick at a local park and showed symptoms days later

 

Malia Radmore is usually an energetic toddler, running around, so when she began crawling on Wednesday, her mother Melissa Radmore just thought she was playing.

But when it was time to stand her up for a snack, Radmore was surprised to see her daughter collapse.

“I tried to get her to stand again, and she collapsed again,” said Radmore, who lives in Langley, B.C.

Soon, paramedics arrived, and the 2½-year-old was taken to Langley Memorial Hospital, before being transferred to B.C. Children’s Hospital in Vancouver….

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