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Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. JACKSONVILLE (CBSMiami) – Florida has its first case in the state of a child contracting a rare polio-like virus that causes paralysis. Doctors in Jacksonville confirm a toddler has contracted acute flaccid myelitis. Aamira Faircloth, 3, was hospitalized after her mom noticed she was showing symptoms. Reba Faircloth said she knew something was wrong because her daughter has always been an energetic, playful girl. “Always running around, doing anything, getting into everything and then just bam, it was so fast, it was like, what is going on,” she said. A week ago, Faircloth noticed her daughter getting sick, running a fever and vomiting. Her symptoms... Full story

18 October