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Experts Not Ready to Call Polio-like Illness An Epidemic Yet

AFM is a polio-like disease with seven cases in Minnesota.

DULUTH, Minn. – Local health experts say Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) is not considered an epidemic just yet. AFM is a polio-like disease with seven cases in Minnesota. The illnesses cause paralysis or limited mobility in children. Doctors from St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth say following steps like hand washing and staying home when you’re sick can help with prevention….