CDC to host COCA Call — Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM): What Health Care Providers Need to Know

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 2:00pm-3:00pm ET

The CDC is actively investigating acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, a serious condition that causes weakness in the arms or legs.

From August 2014 through October 2018, CDC has received information on a total of 396 confirmed cases of AFM across the U.S. During this COCA call, subject matter experts from CDC will highlight the importance of reporting cases to learn more about this condition and the process for reporting.

They will also cover specimen collection and testing, and what CDC is doing for its AFM investigation. Learn more.


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