Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)
Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare but serious condition. It affects the nervous system, specifically the area of the spinal cord called gray matter, which causes the muscles and reflexes in the body to become weak. We are working closely with national experts to better understand AFM and the outbreaks.
New AFM Report
New CDC Vital Signs report focuses on the 2018 AFM outbreak in the U.S.