• CDC: Acute flaccid myelitis cases continue to rise among US kids

    1 month ago - By Healio

    The CDC has announced that 127 patients are under investigation related to an increase of acute flaccid myelitis cases, or AFM, in 22 states. Of these patients, 62 cases have been confirmed.
    The number of cases reported today by the CDC is “a substantially larger number than in previous months this year,” with increased reports for suspected AFM cases in August and September. This increase has not been traced to a single cause, but poliovirus has been ruled out.
    “We know this can be frightening for parents, and I know many parents want to know the signs and symptoms they
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  • More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

    More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    The Centers for Disease Control Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that 62 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and 127 in total are under investigation.
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  • 62 cases of AFM confirmed across 22 states: CDC

    1 month ago - By ABC News

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated reported AFM cases.
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