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Polio-like Illness that Paralyzes Children on the Rise Again

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Carter Roberts, of Chesterfield, Virginia, was an active 3-year-old boy. But over the course of a weekend, Carter went from a healthy pre-schooler, to a paralyzed patient unable to move his arms or legs."He needed a tube to help him breath," says his mother Robin Roberts."Doctors were working really hard to try and figure out what was going on."After several tests and an MRI, Carter was diagnosed with AFM.
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Maria Lianos Carbone

Maria Lianos-Carbone is Publisher/Editor of amotherworld. Follow her on Twitter @amotherworld and @lifeandtravelca, and on Instagram @amotherworld.

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