Side effects from a small pox vaccine has left a Springfield soldier paralyzed and fighting for his life. Twenty-year-old Joseph Lopez had been serving in Iraq for one week when he lost all ability to move. Doctors at a hospital in Germany where Lopez was being treated told him the vaccine had made his anti-bodies attack one another. The soldier has been undergoing physical therapy to relearn how to walk since Novemeber. Lopez says he first noticed something was wrong just before he left for Iraq at the end of September.
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