Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

 
Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) is a rare condition that affects the nervous system, specifically the spinal cord. It has a variety of causes, including viral infections. A person who appears to have a sudden onset of weakness in the arms or legs, should contact a health care provider.
 
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Cases of acute flaccid myelitis in Colorado by onset year
 
Onset year
Number of cases
2014
11
2015
1
2016
1
2017
1
2018
15*
*11 of 15 cases of acute flaccid myelitis tested positive for enterovirus A-71.
 
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