Spike in infections of both respiratory virus and reports of acute flaccid myelitis in children reported in 2018.

By Linda Carroll

The link between a respiratory virus called enterovirus D68 and a polio-like illness has been bolstered by new research showing a spike in both the virus and reports of acute flaccid myelitis in children in 2018, a new government report suggests.

 

Image source: Cynthia S. Goldsmith and Yiting Zhang, CDC

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