Another child hospitalized with rare polio-like disease in W
Another child has been diagnosed with a rare polio-like disease in Washington.
The boy, who is under 10 years old, is the ninth child to contract acute flaccid myelitis in the state this fall.
The syndrome affects the spinal cord, currently being treated for the life-threatening neurological disease at Seattle Children's Hospital.
Acute flaccid myelitis, a fever which can lead to paralysis and death in children, was first detected in 2014...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3984552/9th-Washington-state-polio-like-case-confirmed.html
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