"If their child gets an enteroviral infection, they need to look for symptoms such as sudden onset of arm and leg weakness, difficulty swallowing".
"All parents must take simple steps to protect their children, especially those who are immune-compromised or have respiratory problems, to avoid becoming infected", said New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker.
Health officials have also yet to confirm the cause of the illness, despite testing many different specimens from patients for a wide range of pathogens that case AFM.
Officials at Children's Mercy Hospital said two cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis, or AFM, have been confirmed at the hospital.
"There are now two possible cases reported in 2018 that are under investigation", Brittany Fowler, a spokesperson for the Maryland health department, told NBC News.
Cases of a paralyzing condition that affects mostly children appear to be on the rise across the country, an unofficial survey by NBC News has found.
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There's word that a tenth child in IL is being treated for symptoms of the paralyzing polio-like disease known as AFM.
Some 38 cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, have been confirmed in 16 states across the nation through September 30, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which has been monitoring and investigating an increasing number of cases of AFM since 2014.
UH said both patients have been discharged, but the Ohio Department of Health and the CC are continuing to monitor the illness. In addition to the pair of cases at CHOP, three cases are also being treated in Pittsburgh, 6ABC reported.
OR hasn't had any cases of AFM this year.
South Carolina, for instance, does not require physicians to report cases, although clusters of cases - several occurring at the same time in the same area - would be reported, said Tommy Crosby of the state Department of Health and Environmental Control or DHEC.
AFM looks very much like polio. Most cases are in children. Well continue to investigate and share information when we have it.