Man diagnosed with mysterious polio-like illness – WKOW

(WISN) — Adam and Bridget Spoerri had the July wedding they imagined, but their honeymoon ended with both of them coming down with a cold.Bridget got better, but Adam’s condition worsened and within a week he started showing signs of paralysis and suddenly couldn’t breathe. Doctors later diagnosed him with Acute Flaccid Myelitis — AFM — a mysterious polio-like illness that mostly affects children.He’s the only adult in Wisconsin to have come down with the illness that as of Sunday affected 89 others in 27 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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