AFM not confirmed in patient after review

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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- A Douglas County child appeared to be in the clear Wednesday after a review done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Acute Flaccid Myelitis, or AFM, was being investigated. The Douglas County Health Department told 6 News the patient met some, but not all, of the criteria for a confirmed AFM case.

The health department said it will keep working to keep track of possible future cases in the metro.