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Le Maggie Fox
At least 116 people, most children, were confirmed by the polio-like condition called myelitis acne flaccid, federal medical officials said Monday.
The Centers for Controlling and Disease Transaction say that it analyzes 286 cases of AFM, which is a. 2018 on the way to become a busy year for issues of the small system understood.
"Up to now in 2018, there are 116 confirmed AFM cases in 31 states," the CDC said in its latest update.
The CDC says that AFM does not yet have a proverb, which is marked by fatigue or paralysis caused by damage to the backbone. But the type caused by viruses is often the damage. Although most patients have not been diagnosed with a single virus, a virus of viruses known as enteroviruses is a major serious suspicion – especially a man by her; name EV-D68.
Enteroviruses are often spread in fall and winter and long; And they rarely give symptoms worse than common cold, they can make problems in rare situations.
The CDC is aware of a pattern each other in AFM cases, with 120 confirmed cases in 2014, 22 cases in 2015, 149 cases in 2016 and 33 cases in 2017.
"Relative illnesses and fever from viral diseases such as enteroviruses are common, especially in children, and most people get back. We do not know why a small number of D & # 39; patient's AFM development, while most of them are recovering, "said the CDC.
Includes explanations that may include direct invasion of the nerves with a & # 39; virus, a nerve response that affects nerves, or genetic content among some patients.