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