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CDC: Don't Overlook Kids' AFM Symptoms in the Middle of COVID

1 month ago   |   By MedPageToday

The every-other-year acute flaccid myelitis outbreak in children looks to become even more complicated during the COVID-19 pandemic, and early reporting and follow-up by healthcare providers is critical, the CDC said on...
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Outbreak of child-paralyzing disease is likely this fall, CDC warns

Outbreak of child-paralyzing disease is likely this fall, CDC warns

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

The rare temporarily or permanently paralyzing disease acute flaccid myelitis resurfaces and strikes children about every other year, making a 2020 outbreak likely, CDC officials said Tuesday.
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CDC Anticipates 2020 Outbreak of Acute Flaccid Myelitis

CDC Anticipates 2020 Outbreak of Acute Flaccid Myelitis

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

Clinicians should be prepared to quickly recognize AFM symptoms and to immediately hospitalize patients, the CDC says.
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