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    Posted on Feb 8, 2008

    Paralysis Outbreak

    Workers at a pork plant are the first cases of a new disease.

    Doctors aren't sure yet what has caused the rash of strange neurological diseases at a pork processing plant in Austin, Minnesota, but it may have something to do with working in close proximity to atomized pig brains. The CDC is investigating - no word yet on when they'll be sending in Dustin Hoffman.

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