• Kids Are Being Hospitalized For A Serious Polio-Like Illness In Several States

    7 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    Acute flaccid myelitis is on the rise - here's what you need to know
    Cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a very serious polio-like syndrome, are popping up in states all over the country - resulting in several children being hospitalized for the near-fatal condition.
    According to the CDC, acute flaccid myelitis affects the nervous system - specifically the grey matter in the spinal cord. This results in a range of symptoms, most commonly weak or paralyzed muscles. In some cases, those affected have difficulty lifting their arms and nothing more, and in other cases, people may experience a...
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  • WATCH: Polio-like illness afflicting kids in clusters

    WATCH: Polio-like illness afflicting kids in clusters

    7 monthes ago - By ABC News

    "GMA" breaks down what to know about the recent reports of multiple sporadic, clinically-diagnosed cases of acute flaccid myelitis.
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