Bennet, Gardner Receive Update on Polio-Like Disease at Children’s Hospital Colorado

15 of the 80 confirmed cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis occurred in Colorado this year

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) today met with Children’s Hospital Colorado researchers to receive an update on the recent outbreak of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM)—a rare polio-like condition that has affected approximately 400 children across the country.