AFM Parent Sessions
CDC holds live sessions for parents of children diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). These sessions allow parents to hear updates about the condition from AFM experts and submit questions to be answered during the session. Please check back for future sessions and watch recorded sessions below.
In this session held in November of 2020, CDC experts provided an update on AFM, explained the differences between a clinical diagnosis and CDC classification, and discussed opportunities to participate in AFM research.
In this session held in June of 2020, CDC experts provided an update on AFM and discussed how CDC is prepared to respond to the next AFM outbreak.