New electronic implant helping paraplegics walk again

Life-changing technology from scientists in Switzerland could also repair damaged spinal cords.

    Scientists in Switzerland have developed an electronic implant that is not only helping paraplegics walk again, but could also repair their damaged spinal cords.

    It is providing hope for patients, even years after their accidents.

    Al Jazeera's Alexi O'Brien reports.


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