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Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare but serious condition affecting the nervous system, specifically the spinal cord. AFM causes weakness in the body’s muscles and reflexes.
All notifiable conditions should be reported to the Georgia Department of Public Health.
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For questions about disease surveillance contact public health.
Epidemiology Main Line: (404) 657-2588
Fax: (404) 657-2608
24/7 Reporting Line: 1-866-PUB-HLTH (+1 866-782-4584)
Vaccination is the best way to prevent COVID-19. Visit the Georgia Department of Public Health COVID-19 webpages to learn more.