Enterovirus Infection with Severe Complications in Taiwan - Update 30

August 6, 2013--As of August 6, 2013, 7 cases of enterovirus infection with severe complications (including 1 death caused by Echovirus 30) have been confirmed by Taiwan CDC in 2013; these cases were caused by Coxsackie A6 (CA6, 3cases), Enterovirus 71 (EV71, 3 cases) and Echovirus 30, respectively. One case was 34 years old and the other 6 cases were below 6 years old (Table 1). Figure 1 displays the geographical distribution of these cases according to their residence. In 2012, there were 153 cases (including 2 deaths) of enterovirus infection with severe complications; among them there were 149 cases caused by EV71.

No severe case was newly confirmed in Week 31 (July 31 to August 6, Fig. 2).

發佈日期 2013/8/7