A Mississippi mom was frightened when her 5-year-old daughter could not stand or speak when she was woken up from school one morning. The girl had a tick on her head. Doctors later diagnosed her with a rare condition called tick paralysis.
A Mississippi mom was frightened when her 5-year-old daughter could not stand or speak when she was woken up from school one morning. The girl had a tick on her head. Doctors later diagnosed her with a rare condition called tick paralysis. Victoria Arocho AP
A Mississippi mom was frightened when her 5-year-old daughter could not stand or speak when she was woken up from school one morning. The girl had a tick on her head. Doctors later diagnosed her with a rare condition called tick paralysis. Victoria Arocho AP

How a tick bite caused a 5-year-old girl to wake up paralyzed one morning

June 08, 2018 08:46 AM