polio-like

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…

CDC Confirms 10 More Cases Of Polio-Like Illness

Minneapolis, MN (WCCO) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Confirms ten more cases of a polio-like illness. According to the health agency, 72-cases of acute flaccid myelitis have been confirmed in 24 states this year. And as…

Reports of Polio-Like Illness Climbs to 155

Minneapolis, MN (WCCO) - The CDC says 155-cases of a polio-like illness mostly affecting kids are now under investigation nationwide. The agency announced Monday that 28-new cases of AFM emerged last week. So far, 62-cases of AFM have been…

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,…