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Minnesota reports seventh case of polio-like illness as public health investigation advances

 

October 17, 2018



Minnesota is reporting a seventh case of a rare, paralyzing illness in children that has now been detected in 22 states.

Federal health officials are trying to confirm that the child has acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, a polio-like illness that causes paralysis or limited mobility, said Kris Ehresmann, who directs the infectious disease section of the Minnesota Department of Health.

http://www.startribune.com/minnesota-reports-seventh-case-of-polio-like-illness-as-public-health-investigation-advances/497742081/

 

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