News & Perspective

Mar 31, 2015

Mar 31, 2015
Child in wheelchair

Genetic study boosts evidence for EV-D68 in polio-like cases

The virus was found in half the acute flaccid myelitis patients studied, and earlier testing may have identified more, say authors.

Jan 29, 2015

Jan 29, 2015
EV-D68 under the microscope

Report on polio-like illness in kids supports link to EV-D68

The study supports but doesn't prove a link between polio-like symptoms and EV-D68 in kids.

Jan 08, 2015

Jan 08, 2015
Polio patient

CDC: Only 1 patient has fully beaten puzzling polio-like illness

AFM cases now total 103, while EV-D68 cases have reached 1,153, including 13 deaths.