After a 2014 outbreak of severe respiratory illness caused by enterovirus D68 in the United States, sporadic cases of acute flaccid myelitis have been reported worldwide. We describe a cluster of acute flaccid myelitis cases in Argentina in 2016, adding data to the evidence of association between enterovirus D68 and this polio-like illness.
Carballo, C. M., García Erro, M., Sordelli, N., Vazquez, G., Mistchenko, A. S., Cejas, C., … Lopez, E. L. (2019). Acute flaccid myelitis associated with enterovirus d68 in children, argentina, 2016. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 25(3), 573–576. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2503.170897