acute flaccid myelitis
The CDC is warning parents and health care workers to watch out for symptoms of a rare polio-like disease that mostly targets children, usually between August and November.
Acute flaccid myelitis is an uncommon but serious neurologic condition that peaks every two years between August and November.
Some 590 cases of the ailment have been confirmed in the U.S. since 2014. Scientists may now be one step closer to finding a treatment.
Acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, is a rare, mysterious and sometimes deadly illness that's striking more and more children.
Acute flaccid myelitis generally affects children more than adults, and its cause is unknown.
Cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) are extremely rare but on the rise in the U.S. How it spreads is unknown.
Our lives will never be the same.
Experts don’t know what causes acute flaccid myelitis -- or how to treat it.
"Given that none of the children have fully recovered, we urgently need to continue investigating this new strain of EV-D68