Acute Flaccid Paralysis case investigation – Grand Gedeh County

A case of acute flaccid paralysis was reported by a nurse aid at Polar clinic, Gbao district on 16th May, 2016. Initial report indicated that the patient developed fever with severe weakness of the left leg and left arm for the past five days. The county and district health team moved in to investigate the case on the same day led by Comfort T. Payne (Frontline FETP graduate). Clinical sample was collected and sent to the laboratory for confirmation. Patient is currently being managed and monitored as the team awaits laboratory results.