Of 121 cases, PCR was positive for enteroviruses in 34% of patients, rhinoviruses in 6% of patients, untyped enterovirus or rhinovirus in 5% of patients, and parechoviruses in 6% of patients.
(CNN) They all said polio didn't limit their success. They had careers. They had families. They made me see that Lucian will do those things, too .
(Science Daily) Pioneering surgery restores movement to children paralyzed by acute flaccid myelitis
(Daily Mail) This year the number of cases reached its highest yet with 341 children taken ill across 39 states - 186 of those cases have so far been confirmed with investigations underway on the rest.
(CrowdFund) Columbia University delving into a new virus that paralyzes children. You can help!
(NBC) Mother is vocal about disease, developing a movement with AFM parents to raise awareness.
(gillibrand.senate.gov) The CDC Is Investigating Hundreds of Confirmed and Suspected Cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), a Debilitating, Polio-Like Disease Affecting Children in New York and Across the Country; The Number of Cases of This Rare but Serious Disease Are Growing Year After Year, yet the CDC Has Been Unable to Determine the Cause or Identify a Treatment.
(CNN) Accusations come amid a wave of criticism from parents of children with AFM and from some of the CDC's own medical advisers. In a recent on-camera interview with CNN, a group of parents gave the agency an "F" for its handling of the outbreak.
(WebMD) Families of children with AFM believe Congress and federal health officials have been too slow to investigate, research, and spread awareness about this rare illness since cases were first confirmed in 2014.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has established a task force to help define the cause of and improve treatment for patients with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) and will include experts from scientific, medical and public health fields, the CDC said.