CHEO has confirmed a third case of acute flaccid myletis, a rare polio-like illness that causes paralysis in children.
Last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control reported a small surge in cases of a mysterious disease in children. More than 60 cases of the polio-like illness have been confirmed in 22 U.S. states in recent weeks. Now, doctors at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto say they’re seeing cases in Canada.
Waves of the mysterious condition that causes muscle weakness seems to appear every other year in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health officials warn that a rare polio-like disease affecting children continues to spread, growing to a suspected 127 cases in 22 states
WSB-TV Acute Flaccid Myelitis, a polio-like illness affecting mostly young children, is spreading across the US. Officials at the Centers for Disease Control said Tuesday the number of confirmed and suspected cases has spiked in the last month, with now up to 127 cases in 22 states. AFM affects the nervous system, causing paralysis that […]