enterovirus 68

A few summers ago, adults, but mostly children, were becoming paralyzed after falling ill. This was something that had not been seen in 60 years. It was called acute flaccid myelitis, and while different causes were suspected the mystery remained unsolved. After researchers took a long look at the cases, they may have found the cause.
The last time we discussed enterovirus about a month ago, it was confined to the Midwest. Now, federal official have confirmed 538 cases in 43 states, although this number is likely a gross underestimate, since most such