ACUTE FLACCID MYELITIS: CDC says 155 cases of child paralysis under investigation

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CDC reports new numbers for polio-like disease in children.

New numbers in from the Centers for Disease Control are showing more cases of a rare, polio-like illness affecting children nationwide.

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The CDC announced they are investigating 155 cases of AFM, or acute flaccid myelitis, which is up from just 127 cases a week ago.

AFM can cause paralysis and mostly affects children.
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