Boys reveal impact AFM has left on their lives

This year, at least 72 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with AFM and another 83 are being investigated.” notices Her words come as another mother of a child diagnosed with AFM reveals that his ordeal with the condition has left him crying in his hospital bed.After running numerous tests, doctors in York, Pennsylvania, diagnosed him with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), an infection that causes sudden paralysis.Children with weakness in their arms or legs may attend physical or occupational therapy.A mother has revealed her child’s heartbreaking words after contracting a rare polio-like illness that may leave him paralyzed forever.

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