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CDC Reports Cases of Polio-Like Disease in 22 States

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by Gretchen VogelOct

Does a virus that usually causes mild cold symptoms sometimes paralyze children? That’s the question facing scientists again this fall, after dozens of previously healthy kids across the United States suddenly lost muscle control in their arms or legs, a condition called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) that eerily resembles polio.

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