Scientists probe Zika’s link to neurological disorder

Uptick in cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome raises concern among health officials

A patient with Guillain-Barré syndrome in Colombia

SUDDEN PARALYSIS  Patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome can experience facial paralysis, like this patient (right) at a hospital in Colombia. The country has seen an uptick in cases of the neurological disorder, which scientists have linked to Zika virus infection. 

AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan

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