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A virus that can cause polio-like paralysis in children is back

A virus that can cause polio-like paralysis in children is back

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A virus that can rarely cause polio-like paralysis in children has resurfaced in the United States after mostly disappearing during the covid-19 pandemic. Reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that he isas spotted an upsurge in cases linked to enterovirus D-68. Based on recent past outbreaks, officials expect a …

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CDC warns of rise in respiratory illnesses in children that could lead to polio-like muscle weakness

CDC warns of rise in respiratory illnesses in children that could lead to polio-like muscle weakness

(WXIN) – Doctors across the United States have seen an increase in children of a respiratory virus that can cause polio-like muscle weakness. In most cases, enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) causes respiratory disease with mild symptoms. It can, however, lead to a condition called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) which can cause inflammation of the spinal cord. …

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CDC warns of rise in respiratory illnesses in children that could lead to polio-like muscle weakness

CDC warns of rise in respiratory illnesses in children that could lead to polio-like muscle weakness

(WXIN) – Doctors across the United States have seen an increase in children of a respiratory virus that can cause polio-like muscle weakness. In most cases, enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) causes respiratory disease with mild symptoms. It can, however, lead to a condition called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) which can cause inflammation of the spinal cord. …

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Common virus emerges that can cause polio-like illness in children

Common virus emerges that can cause polio-like illness in children

Enlarge / Students listen to their teacher during their first day of transitional kindergarten at Tustin Ranch Elementary School in Tustin, Calif., Wednesday, August 11, 2021. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning that a respiratory virus common in children is increasing in several parts of the United States, raising fears that an …

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Virus associated with polio-like muscle weakness is spreading among children, CDC warns

Virus associated with polio-like muscle weakness is spreading among children, CDC warns

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns of the spread of a common childhood virus that can cause muscle weakness or paralysis in rare cases. The CDC issued an alert on Friday about enterovirus D68, which most commonly causes respiratory illness in children, with symptoms that are often mild but can become severe. The …

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