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  • Windsor woman believes 2011 flu shot caused disabling transverse myelitis

    http://o.canada.com/2012/11/09/woman...r-out-of-work/
    Postmedia News
    Published: November 9, 2012, 8:18 am
    Updated: 62 days ago

    By Beatrice Fantoni

    A Windsor woman who blames her paralysis on the flu vaccine says she thinks she should be compensated by the government because she can’t go back to work.

    “There’s just so much I can’t do,” Marlene Turkington, 59, said. Though grateful for having come out of it with some mobility, the paralysis has drastically changed her everyday life, she said.

    Without her livelihood, she doesn’t know how she and her husband, who is on a disability pension, will cope. Turkington is too young to qualify for a public pension and never earned enough to pay into a disability insurance plan, she said.

    One evening last November, Turkington was at work when she felt a strange sensation in her legs....
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