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6 Minnesota kids diagnosed with rare, polio-like disorder

6 Minnesota kids diagnosed with rare, polio-like disorder

Six children from Minnesota have been diagnosed with a rare but potentially severe condition that causes weakness or even paralysis in the arms and legs.

According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the six cases have been classified as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) and were reported in children under 10 years old, living in the Twin Cities, central Minnesota and northeastern Minnesota.

Seven-year-old Quinton Hill from Lakeville is one of those six confirmed cases.

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