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Kitsap mom whose son has AFM fighting for CDC to do more to track it
SILVERDALE, Wash. - Acute flaccid myeltis (AFM) can cause sudden paralysis. It’s struck hundreds of children in our country and continues to rise. Doctors have no idea what causes it. A Kitsap County mother who has been helping her son battle the disease for four years is hoping federal medical authorities will begin giving AFM the attention it deserves.