Palm Beach Gardens couple crippled by fake Botox

November 2004: Eric Kaplan, above, and his wife, Bonnie Kaplan, receive a near-lethal dose of raw botulism toxin at a South Florida clinic instead of the popular Botox treatment they thought they were getting. The couple are paralyzed, on respirators and hospitalized for months. Doctors expect them to suffer life-long health consequences. Oakland Park osteopath Bach McComb, who administered the toxin, and his then-girlfriend, Alma Hall, suffer similar side effects from the injections.
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( Files/AP photo / February 4, 2005 )

November 2004: Eric Kaplan, above, and his wife, Bonnie Kaplan, receive a near-lethal dose of raw botulism toxin at a South Florida clinic instead of the popular Botox treatment they thought they were getting. The couple are paralyzed, on respirators and hospitalized for months. Doctors expect them to suffer life-long health consequences. Oakland Park osteopath Bach McComb, who administered the toxin, and his then-girlfriend, Alma Hall, suffer similar side effects from the injections.

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