Stories tagged: afm
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018
State and local health officials on Thursday said they are investigating a possible sixth case of a rare nervous system disorder that causes sudden limb paralysis in children.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018
A rare condition that afflicts infants with limb paralysis has appeared in six cases in Washington State recently, but none in Spokane County.
Wed., Oct. 10, 2018
State and local health officials are investigating whether five children hospitalized with sudden limb paralysis may have a rare condition that affects the nervous system.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016
A boy in Spokane County has been confirmed to have acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a rare and mysterious illness that causes muscle weakness and sometimes paralysis.