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Mystery Illness Causing Paralysis in Children Baffles Doctors

Federal and state health officials are baffled by a mysterious and rare illness that seems to target children, causing paralysis. As of Tuesday, 62 cases of what doctors are calling acute flaccid myelitis have been confirmed in 22 states. Sixty-five suspected cases are being investigated. "There is a lot we don't know about AFM and I am frustrated that despite all of our efforts, we haven't been able to identify the cause of this mystery illness," Nancy Messonnier, a...

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