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Oct 16, 2018

Oct 16, 2018
Sick girl hugging mom in hospital

CDC, partners probe 127 polio-like cases in 22 states

So far 62 acute flaccid myelitis cases—marked by sudden limb weakness—have been confirmed.

Oct 11, 2018

Oct 11, 2018

News Scan for Oct 11, 2018

Polio-like illness in 5 states
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas

Oct 10, 2018

Oct 10, 2018

News Scan for Oct 10, 2018

More polio-like illnesses
Technology against public health threats
Lyme disease in Ontario

Oct 08, 2018

Oct 08, 2018
child in wheelchair

States and CDC probe reports of rare poliolike symptoms in kids

Minnesota recently reported 6 cases, and some of Colorado's cases were associated with EV-D71.

Aug 06, 2018

Aug 06, 2018

News Scan for Aug 06, 2018

Saudi MERS cases
Echovirus in Europe
Variant flu in California
H5 avian flu in Asia

Jan 18, 2018

Jan 18, 2018
Wheelchair

New analysis strengthens link between EV-D68, poliolike complications

A 20-study meta-analysis finds good evidence of an association between the virus and acute flaccid myelitis.

Jul 19, 2017

Jul 19, 2017

News Scan for Jul 19, 2017

Lab-linked Salmonella
Ebola persistence
Polio in Syria
Sri Lanka dengue battle
Measles and travel
Acute flaccid myelitis

Mar 28, 2017

Mar 28, 2017
Lab pipetting

CDC updates flaccid myelitis testing, expands search for clues

Last year saw a surge of 136 AFM cases in 37 states.

Nov 02, 2016

Nov 02, 2016
Hospitalized girl

CDC probes rise in AFM cases as Washington reports cluster

A recent surge may be linked to a cluster of suspected cases in Washington state.

Oct 04, 2016

Oct 04, 2016

News Scan for Oct 04, 2016

Salmonella in eggs
AFM in the US
Tick-borne thrombocytopenia

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