All of the Minnesota cases have been in children younger than 10 and all were hospitalized. Viruses in the enterovirus genus - a group that includes the common cold and the polio virus - are most closely associated with AFM, though past cases have also been linked to West Nile virus, Japanese encephalitis virus, Saint Louis encephalitis, and adenoviruses.
A study of children diagnosed with AFM in Colorado in 2014 found that a lot of them were better one year later, although most also had residual weakness in their arms and legs.
Its symptoms are likened to those caused by polio, which was eradicated in the USA thanks to the polio vaccine.
Normally when the people get affected with this disease, more than half of them don't recognize these symptoms as polio doesn't have any visible symptoms.
While there are a variety of possible causes for the disease, there is no known cure.
None of those cases are in Olmsted County, but it's still a concern across the state. Treatment and therapy can restore lost mobility over time, but a loss of the muscular function to breathe can be deadly.
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help one of the patients, 7-year-old Quinton Hill. A doctor can also do an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) to look at a patient's brain and spinal cord, do lab tests on the cerebrospinal fluid (the fluid around the brain and spinal cord) and may check nerve conduction (impulse sent along a nerve fiber) and response. "There's not much that can be done and as a parent that's very hard to deal with".
Health officials said that a single cause of AFM has not been found and often no cause is found. There's no vaccine against EV-D68 or EV-A71, so the same precautions apply as for any other infectious disease: people should wash their hands frequently, stay home when they are sick, cover coughs and sneezes and stay away from people who are coughing and sneezing.
Reuters said that Indian Oil would buy six million barrels of oil and Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals three million barrels. Iran accounts for 10% of India's crude oil imports, making it the second largest importer of Iranian oil behind China.
Saocom-1A has an L-band payload created to study soil moisture for agriculture, disaster monitoring and scientific research. Since landing its first booster back on Earth in 2015, SpaceX has fine-tuned the inspection and refurbishment process.
Netanyahu was last questioned on August 17 in "Case 4000", a corruption case involving Israel's telecom giant Bezeq. If convicted, Sara Netanyahu, who is accused of misusing state funds, could face up to five years in prison.
Jason Holder will be the captain of the ODI squad , the West Indies T20 team will be led by Carlos Brathwaite. In the final session, India came out to bowl and were right on the money from the first ball.
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL come packing a slew of new features that are sure to make them incredibly popular with Android fans. Google, it seems, is confident it can do the kind of depth of field trickery seen on rivals without the aid of a second camera .
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But forecasters noted there is an increasing risk of risky surge, rainfall and wind for those in the cone. Hurricane Hunters are collecting data on the storm, and that data will be fed into our forecast models.
The NHC expects the center of Hurricane Michael to cross onto the Florida Panhandle or Florida Big Bend Area on Wednesday. In addition to hurricane-force winds and heavy rain, storm surge flooding is a big concern along the Florida Gulf coast.
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is diving into his new job, asking a handful of questions in the first arguments of the day. The new justice's wife and two daughters were in seats reserved for justices' guests, along with retired Justice Anthony Kennedy.
He actually faced three batters in Game 1 of this series, but he only threw 15 pitches, so he shouldn't be compromised here. The Red Sox attempt to win the series in Game 4, which begins at 8:07 p.m. on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium in New York City.
Overall, the authors say that current greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced by 45 percent from 2010 levels by 2030. Average global temperatures have already soared by an average of 1 degree since the start of the 20th century.
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Senate Dems lose health care vote, hope it's campaign fodder
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Google goes global with 10 events for new Pixel phones
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