Hancock Public Health Commissioner Addresses Uptick Of Rare Disease

10/30/18 – 4:06 P.M.

There is an uptick of Acute Flaccid Myelitis or AFM in Ohio, affecting four children across the state.Hancock Public Health Commissioner Karim Baroudi said that they aren’t entirely sure what is causing the illness but do have some ideas.

Karim Baroudi

Baroudi explained that there are symptoms to look for.

Karim Baroudi

He added that they continue to monitor the disease across the state. All of the affected children are recovering well.

There are no cases in Hancock County.