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14 October 2018, 08:48 | Rodolfo Wallace
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All of the cases have been reported on the west side of the state with two children in King County and one child in Pierce County, Lewis County and Snohomish County. The illnesses are described as having "polio-like symptoms".
Additionally, the CDC has found a possible link between an increase in a respiratory virus and an increase of AFM.
The most common transmission of AFM is through a virus, exposure to environmental toxins and genetic disorders.
Five western Washington children under the age of 6 have been hospitalized for a "sudden onset of paralysis of one of more limbs".
"We've been vigilant", Sanford Health Pediatric Infectious Disease Physician Dr. Clifford Mauriello said. This is because CDC is asking doctors to be alert for patients with symptoms of AFM so that we can learn more about this condition.
"While all the patients were hospitalized, almost all have fully recovered", the department stressed. Nationwide, 38 cases in 16 states have been reported and there is still no known cause. Individuals diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) experience different issues due to largely gray matter involvement during recovery than traditional transverse myelitis with spastic paralysis.
AFM typically affects young children and creates polio-like symptoms. After the 120 cases in 2014, there were 22 in 2015, 149 in 2016, and 33 a year ago, according to the agency.
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There will be rain as well later in the night and combined with the stormy winds and high tides, coastal flooding is likely. There will also be heavy and persistent rain across a swathe of Britain leading to flooding and further disruption.