Illinois Is One Of 31 States Where CDC Has Confirmed Cases Of Polio-Like IllnessThere are now 286 cases of possible and confirmed acute flaccid myelitis in the United States this year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Seven of those cases were reported in Illinois, according to the CDC.
Illinois Reports Nine Cases Of Acute Flaccid Myelitis, A Polio-Like IllnessIllinois now reports nine cases of a rare polio-like illness that has popped up in several states It’s called Acute Flaccid Myelitis.
2-Year-Old From Batavia Diagnosed With Rare Polio-Like DiseaseA rare polio-like illness that has popped up in several states has now been found in Chicago. It’s called AFM, and a suburban girl has been battling it for about a month.
Rare Polio-Like Illness Strikes Chicago-Area 2-Year-OldA 2-year-old girl is being hospitalized for a mystery illness that causes symptoms that mimic polio, Lurie Children's Hospital says.