paralysis

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It means the victim is aware and awake, but can't move or communicate due to complete muscular paralysis.
Rose Aru, 62, injected 18-month-old Jake McGeough with paralysing agent Vecuronium, causing such muscular paralysis that he stopped breathing.
Rose Aru, 62, gave the little boy a deadly Vecuronium jab, causing such muscular paralysis he stopped breathing.
Indeed, the combination of transient hyperkalemia (high serum potassium level) and rigours occurring during febrile episodes of malaria is suggested as the underlying cause, which can precipitate the muscular paralysis in the infected subjects.