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As the number of confirmed cases of the polio-like disease acute flaccid myelitis continues to increase and more states report suspected cases, the

MassLive Nov 21 2018 - 06:56

TOLEDO (WTVG) --The following is a news release: The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department has one confirmed case of a rare polio-like condition ca

13abc Nov 21 2018 - 06:25

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has escalated its response to the polio-like illness that’s struck children in 29 states, increas

WPMT Nov 21 2018 - 04:29

TOLEDO (WTOL) - The first case of the polio-like disease Acute Flaccid Myelitis, or AFM has been confirmed in Lucas County.

WTOL Nov 21 2018 - 01:09

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Eight-year-old Macy Roberts said she has special permission to sit here at a desk in a room that is not her own.

WTVR-TV Nov 20 2018 - 19:53

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has raised its response to a polio-like illness that has stricken children with paralysis in 29 stat

The Daily Beast Nov 20 2018 - 15:56

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching a task force to investigate and improve the treatment of the polio-like illness k

Fortune Nov 20 2018 - 14:44

For the last two months, Jeremy Wilcox has been fighting for a diagnosis of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, for his son.

ABC News Nov 20 2018 - 12:28

A newlywed couple in Milwaukee has been put to the test after the groom contracted a paralyzing illness just days after the pair tied the knot.

YAHOO! Nov 20 2018 - 11:22

Nerve transfer surgery for children paralyzed by acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) who have not responded to a year or more of medical management may he

Medscape Nov 20 2018 - 10:58

For many years The World-Herald ran a contest asking readers to write letters telling what they are most thankful for.

Omaha Nov 20 2018 - 09:49

Over a dozen more cases of the rare polio-like paralyzing illness affecting children across the U.S. have been confirmed.

News 12 New Jersey Nov 20 2018 - 02:40

Islamabad, 19 November 2018: The Government of Japan has announced to provide 510 million Japanese Yen in grant aid to support the supply of the es

ReliefWeb Nov 19 2018 - 18:24

WASHINGTON — The mysterious, poliolike disease that has struck 414 people — mostly young children — across the United States since 2014 comes at a

Santa Maria Times Nov 19 2018 - 17:33

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is putting together a task force aimed at finding and containing the cause of a spike of a rare illn

The Washington Examiner Nov 19 2018 - 15:10

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Reuters Nov 19 2018 - 14:51

(CNN) - More children have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis, the polio-like paralyzing illness, according to numbers released Monday by t

clickondetroit.com Nov 19 2018 - 14:03

A newlywed couple in Wisconsin were forced to test their vows just days after tying the knot, when a honeymoon cold turned into a life-altering ill

Fox News Nov 19 2018 - 08:42

Bridget got better, but Adam’s condition worsened and within a week he started showing signs of paralysis and suddenly couldn’t breathe.

WKOW Nov 19 2018 - 04:01

A rare polio-like disease that causes children to lose strength in their limbs is on the rise in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control

The Morning Call Nov 19 2018 - 03:04

The Japanese government on Monday announced it will provide $4.6 million in grant-aid to Pakistan to support the supply of essential polio vaccine

Dawn Nov 19 2018 - 03:03

Eradicating polio in India was nothing less than a feat of dedication, commitment and doubling down on immunization activities.

ReliefWeb Nov 19 2018 - 02:42

ISLAMABAD: A team of Pakistani polio vaccinators were caught faking data and wasting polio vaccines here, police said on Monday.

The New Indian Express Nov 19 2018 - 01:21

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am reading about an illness called acute flaccid myelitis that is baffling scientists. Isn’t this just polio renamed? — V.A.

La Crosse Tribune Nov 19 2018 - 00:21

Dear Dr. Roach • I am reading about an illness called acute flaccid myelitis that is baffling scientists. Isn’t this just polio renamed? — V.A.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Nov 18 2018 - 22:41

Adam and Bridget Spoerri had the July wedding they imagined, but their honeymoon ended with both of them coming down with a cold.

WISN 12 NEWS Nov 18 2018 - 15:56

A five-day anti-polio campaign was formally inaugurated at District West on Sunday.

Daily Times Nov 18 2018 - 15:46

More than 2,551 children were administered Polio drops here on Sunday.

Webindia 123 Nov 18 2018 - 04:10

Dear Dr. Roach: I am reading about an illness called acute flaccid myelitis that is baffling scientists. Isn't this just polio renamed?

Herald & Review Nov 18 2018 - 01:00

Rotary International President, Rotn. Barry Rassin, has applauded the efforts to declare polio free in next few months.

Vanguard Nov 17 2018 - 13:28

A spike in the number of children with a rare neurological disease that causes polio-like symptoms has health officials across the country scrambli

The Palm Beach Post Nov 16 2018 - 17:11

Like the first one, this case is in the Upstate, though no further information is available, said Tommy Crosby, spokesman for the state Department

WLTX Nov 16 2018 - 11:36

Second case of polio-like disease confirmed in Upstate South Carolina A second case of acute flaccid myelitis has been confirmed in South Carolina

The Greenville News Nov 16 2018 - 10:23

A rare and dangerous polio-like disease known as Acute Flaccid Myelitis continues to spread across the United States, as 252 cases have been report

YAHOO! Nov 16 2018 - 07:38

Just as flu season begins, a strange new disease is rising in numbers in the US, and doctors still don’t know what causes it.

Inverse Nov 16 2018 - 04:46

On Oct. 24, our community helped raise $891 to eradicate polio with the help of Grand Traverse Pie Company in Midland.

Midland Daily News Nov 16 2018 - 03:50

An FIR has been registered against a man for refusing to have the oral polio vaccine administered to his child in Multan.

Samaa Nov 16 2018 - 02:32

The mysterious, polio-like disease that has struck 414 people — mostly young children — across the United States since 2014 comes at a time when ma

New Hampshire Union Leader Nov 15 2018 - 15:03

IPV price for India, among other countries, is to increase from the current 0.75 euro (Rs 61) to 1.81 euros (Rs 147) per dose in 2019, and to 2.18

telegraphindia.com Nov 15 2018 - 14:50

The honeymoon ended on an ominous note.

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Nov 15 2018 - 11:02

One week in August of 2016, 6-year-old Brandon Noblitt had what his family thought was a cold, along with a headache and neck pain.

People Nov 15 2018 - 10:57

The mysterious, polio-like disease that has struck 414 people — mostly young children — across the United States since 2014 comes at a time when th

HuffPost Nov 15 2018 - 10:21

The state health department confirmed this week at least two patients in South Carolina have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness.

The Post and Courier Nov 15 2018 - 08:54

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed a second case of a polio-like illness in So

WIS Nov 15 2018 - 07:20

This year on 24th October 2018, the Ministry of Health in collaboration with WHO, Rotary International and other Partners celebrated the national P

afro.who.int Nov 15 2018 - 02:47

Rotary Club International District 9141 and Steady Run Club have entered a partnership that would employ the Port Harcourt Marathon as a tool to ra

The Guardian Nigeria Nov 14 2018 - 21:57

The CDC says there are 90 confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, in 27 states this year.

YAHOO! Nov 14 2018 - 18:34

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The CDC is attempting to find out what caused 3-year-old Preslee to fall paralyzed.

WCNC Nov 14 2018 - 18:12

ISLAMABAD: The tribal elders of seven union councils of Barmal tehsil of South Waziristan have boycotted the ongoing polio vaccination drive to pre

Pakistan Today Nov 14 2018 - 09:41

Public health officials trying to unravel the mystery of the polio-like condition known as acute flaccid myelitis that has now stricken at least 90

USA Patch Nov 14 2018 - 09:17