Six cases of rare ‘polio-like’ illness diagnosed in children in Minnesota – CNN

 

(CNN)Six children in Minnesota have been diagnosed with a rare “polio-like” disease since mid-September, state health officials said.

Acute flaccid myelitis, known as AFM, affects the body’s nervous system — specifically, the spinal cord — and can cause paralysis. Unlike polio,

Source: Six cases of rare ‘polio-like’ illness diagnosed in children in Minnesota – CNN

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