CDC: 9 cases of AFM confirmed in Minnesota

CDC: 9 cases of AFM confirmed in Minnesota Photo: AP/File

December 10, 2018 07:39 PM

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, in the state now stands at nine in Minnesota.

The rare, paralyzing illness has been reported across the country. It causes limited mobility or paralysis.

Advertisement

Connect with KSTP


Join the conversation on our social media platforms. Share your comments on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.

Credits

Ben Rodgers

Copyright 2018 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement

Doctors say Minnesota needs to do more to protect kids from lead exposure in school water

Cold weather expected over the weekend

Former Chicago cop who shot black teen gets nearly 7 years in prison

New Republican caucus making waves in Minn. House

Snow accumulates in southern Minnesota as storm moves through

Government shutdown affecting local brewers

Advertisement