AFM

CDC: 2 Dozen More Cases of AFM, Polio-Like Illness

Minneapolis, MN (WCCO) - The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed two dozen more cases of AFM since last week. Acute flaccid myelitis is a rare polio-like illness that causes paralysis. The agency said there have been 158 confirmed…

CDC: Polio-Like AFM Appears to Have Peaked in U.S.

Minneapolis, MN (WCCO) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it appears the number of cases of a polio-like illness called acute flaccid myelitis has peaked for the year. In its weekly update on the disease, the…

16 More Kids Diagnosed with Polio-Like Illness

Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN (WCCO) - More children across the country are being diagnosed with the polio-like paralyzing illness. Acute Flaccid Myelitis or AFM has been diagnosed in 16 more kids. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

More Cases of Polio-Like Illness Reported

Minneapolis, MN (WCCO) - A rare polio-like disease that causes paralysis is affecting children across the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday 127 cases are under investigation. The medical name is acute flaccid myelitis, or,…