Category: Acute Falccid Myelitis (AFM)

Scientists Find Virus May be to Blame for AFM

October 30th, 2019
Scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that a virus is to blame for a mysterious illness that can start like the sniffles, but quickly paralyze children. Virus Causing AFM Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare, but serious condition. It aff… more »

Polio-like Illness Hits Children

October 13th, 2016
The week of October 3rd, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a spike in a mysterious polio-like illness, confirmed this year in nearly half of the states in the country. From January 1st, to August 31st, 50 people in 24 states… more »