Indiana Department Of Health Confirms Case Of Rare Nervous System Condition

Eight year old in hospital

A rare nervous system condition primarily affecting children is now in the state of Indiana. 

The Indiana Department of Health confirmed an 8-year-old is being treated in Chicago for a case of acute flaccid myelitis. 

The polio-like illness more commonly known as AFM had two confirmed cases in the Hoosier state in 2017. 

There have been 38 cases confirmed in the U.S. so far this year. 

Acute Flaccid Myelitis

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