CDC confirms 80 cases of polio-like diseas

Monday, November 5, 2018 | Tag Cloud Tags: , ,

(Worthy News) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday confirmed eight more cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like disease, bringing the total to 80 confirmed cases across 25 states this year.

The eight new cases were detected last week.

In addition, the CDC is investigating 215 suspected cases of AFM. It is unknown how many states are currently investigating cases of the disease. [ Source: UPI (Read More...) ]

Copyright 1999-2019 Worthy News. All rights reserved.
Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Leave a Comment