Acute Flaccid Myelitis

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Update on Acute Flaccid Myelitis in the US: Cases Continue to Rise
Dec 11, 2018 | Lindsay Bonesteel

  According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been 158 confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in 2018,...

Acute Flaccid Myelitis Outbreak in Washington
Nov 18, 2016 | Cheryl Lang

Recent Spike in Acute Flaccid Myelitis Cases As of September 2016, there have been 89 cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) across 33 states in the...

Polio Reemerges in Nigeria
Sep 30, 2016 | Cheryl Lang

In 2012, an estimated 122 of the 223 global cases of polio occurred in Nigeria, more than half of the cases worldwide (1,3). Worldwide efforts to...