AFM: CDC identifies 31 states with 116 confirmed cases of polio-like disease – CNN

(CNN)There are now 286 cases of possible and confirmed acute flaccid myelitis in the United States this year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.That includes 116 confirmed cases of the rare polio-like illness, also known as AFM, that leads to sudden onset of paralysis. That’s 10 more confirmed cases than the agency reported a week ago. An additional 170 possible cases of AFM are under investigation.

Source: AFM: CDC identifies 31 states with 116 confirmed cases of polio-like disease – CNN

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