Officials fear polio-like illness AFM may spread in US

A polio-like illness that has mysteriously affected at least 500 people — sometimes causing paralysis — could spread across the US in thenext few years, medical researchers fear.The condition, known as acute flaccid myelitis, has struck in at least 46 states in the last four years. More than 90 percent of those who come down with the illness are children, according to the CDC.

Source: Officials fear polio-like illness AFM may spread in US

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