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.
Cases of a mysterious polio-like illness continue to mount in the United States, and health officials are scrambling to figure out the cause.
A first-of-its-kind surgery has restored the ability to walk in a boy paralyzed by acute flaccid myelitis.
The antiviral agent fluoxetine is well tolerated but is not effective for patients with proven or presumptive enterovirus D68-associated 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.