[Source: JAMA, full page: (LINK). Summary, edited.]
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / June 11, 2019
Acute Flaccid Myelitis Cluster
Bridget Kuehn, MSJ
JAMA. 2019;321(22):2156. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.7349
A cluster of 6 cases of acute flaccid myelitis paralysis (AFM) in children was reported in Minnesota in the fall of 2018, according to a CDC report. It was the largest cluster reported in the state to date and part of an uptick in cases across the country.
Keywords: AFM; AFP; USA; Minnesota.