There has been a record number of cases of a rare paralyzing illness among children in the United States this year.
The number of cases of acute flaccid myelitis in the United States this year appears to have peaked and is expected to decline for the remainder of 2018.
A case description can reliably define patients with acute flaccid myelitis.
A task force to investigate a rising number of cases of a rare polio-like disease among children in the United States has been created by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Cases of a mysterious polio-like illness continue to mount in the United States, and health officials are scrambling to figure out the cause.
The antiviral agent fluoxetine is well tolerated but is not effective for patients with proven or presumptive enterovirus D68-associated acute flaccid myelitis.
Cases of a polio-like condition that mainly affects children continue to rise this year in the United States, health officials say.
A first-of-its-kind surgery has restored the ability to walk in a boy paralyzed by acute flaccid myelitis.
A rare but devastating polio-like virus appears to have made itself at home in the United States, partially paralyzing hundreds of children.
Nine recent cases of a rare, polio-like disorder in children are being investigated in Illinois, health officials said yesterday.
A rare, polio-like condition in children is on the rise again in the United States, with 38 confirmed cases in 16 states so far this year.