More confirmed cases of polio-like illness

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Government health officials have confirmed 10 more cases of a polio-like illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, so far this year, 72 cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis have been confirmed in 24 states. As of friday, 26 more patients are being tested increasing the number of cases under investigation to 119. The CDC has not identified the 24 states with confirmed illnesses. Almost all cases of AFM occur in children under 18-years old. A case in Ingham County is under investigation, but it is an older man.