Boy Partially Paralyzed After Acute Flaccid Myelitis Diagnosis Beats The Odds, Returns To Baseball TeamA boy spent his Friday night competing in an All-Star tournament in South Fayette -- an accomplishment that seemed impossible in 2018, after he was diagnosed with Acute Flaccid Myelitis or AFM at 6-years-old.
CDC Warns Parents To Be On The Lookout For Acute Flaccid Myelitis In ChildrenThe polio-like condition, called acute flaccid myelitis or AFM, tends to peak every other year.
Seven-Year-Old Diagnosed With Acute Flaccid Myelitis On The Road To RecoveryOne year ago, Bryson Ackermann was diagnosed with AFM and today, he's on the road to recovery and staying positive.
CDC: 11 Cases Of Polio-Like Illness AFM Confirmed In 8 States, Including Pa., This YearThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is telling doctors to be on the lookout for a polio-like illness that tends to peak in the late summer and early fall.
Case Of AFM, Paralyzing Polio-Like Illness, Diagnosed In W. Va.The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources has confirmed a case of a polio-like illness that can cause paralyzing symptoms and prove fatal.
'It's Going To Be A Marathon, Not A Sprint': 6-Year-Old Boy Living With AFM Facing Long Road To RecoveryInstead of playing sports like a lot of 6-year-old boys, Bryson Ackermann is going to weekly therapy sessions, trying to get his life back.
CDC: Nearly 200 Cases Of AFM Confirmed In U.S. In 2018Nearly 200 cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis were confirmed in the United States in 2018.
CDC Escalating AFM Response In Attempt To Identify Source Of OutbreakThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has escalated its response to the rise in AFM cases.
Health Department: 2 Additional Suspected Cases Of AFM Under Review In PittsburghTwo additional suspected cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis are being reviewed in the Pittsburgh area.
Beaver Co. Resident Being Treated For Suspected Case Of AFMAnother suspected case of Acute Flaccid Myelitis is being reviewed in the Pittsburgh area.
ACHD: Confirmed Cases Of Polio-Like Illness AFM Grows To 5The total number of confirmed cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis in Allegheny County has grown to five.
Doctor: Unknowns About AFM Can Be 'Scary,' But Mysterious Illness Is Extremely RareDoctors at Children's Hospital have shed some light on a mysterious illness that can leave children paralyzed.
Pine-Richland Coach’s Son 1 Of 3 Pittsburgh Kids Battling Mysterious IllnessThe Pine-Richland community is drumming up support after a young boy was diagnosed with a mysterious, polio-like illness.
'This Is A Mystery So Far': Health Officials Say Polio-Like Illness Found Among Kids In 22 StatesU.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern.
Children's Hospital Confirms 3 Cases Of Acute Flaccid Myelitis, A Mysterious Polio-Like Illness, In Pittsburgh