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Dec 03, 2018

Dec 03, 2018

With 18 more cases, CDC says AFM may have peaked

The CDC has now confirmed 134 cases this year, compared with 149 in 2016.

Nov 27, 2018

Nov 27, 2018

News Scan for Nov 27, 2018

Ebola in the DRC
More acute flaccid myelitis
Freeze-dried polio vaccine
Zika in India

Nov 20, 2018

Nov 20, 2018
Concern over MRI results

CDC creates AFM task force as confirmed cases rise to 106

CDC director promises "full capacity" of science to address the paralyzing condition.

Nov 13, 2018

Nov 13, 2018
Child getting MRI

AFM count tops 250 as CDC struggles to find cause

"We're trying to figure out what the triggers are of what causes someone to get AFM," a CDC official says.

Nov 13, 2018

News Scan for Nov 13, 2018

New MERS case
AFM in Scottish kids
Health departments against antimicrobial resistance
Oseltamivir and psychiatric events

Nov 05, 2018

Nov 05, 2018

News Scan for Nov 05, 2018

More acute flaccid myelitis cases
Updated pandemic flu vaccine allocation guidance
Avian flu outbreaks

Oct 31, 2018

Oct 31, 2018

News Scan for Oct 31, 2018

Saudi MERS cases
Congenital Zika
Flu rise in Asia, elsewhere
Enterovirus blood testing

Oct 30, 2018

Oct 30, 2018

News Scan for Oct 30, 2018

Acute flaccid myelitis cases
Zika in monkeys
Evidence of MERS in camel workers
Bipartisan public health support

Oct 22, 2018

Oct 22, 2018

News Scan for Oct 22, 2018

More US polio-like cases
Saudi MERS case
Cucumber-linked Salmonella

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.

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