AFM

An alert has gone out from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for physicians to be looking for symptoms of a rare but serious disease called Acute Flaccid Myelitis or AFM.
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Joe DeStio
July 10, 2019 - 2:40 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – An alert has gone out from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for physicians to be looking for symptoms of a rare but serious disease called Acute Flaccid Myelitis or AFM. It most commonly affects children. Symptoms may start with a cough or fever and...
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October 10, 2018 - 7:58 pm
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