Enterovirus Infection with Severe Complications in Taiwan - Week 52

Jan 5, 2016-- As of January 5, 2016, 6 cases of enterovirus infection with severe complications (including 2 death) have been confirmed by Taiwan CDC in 2015. These cases were all aged below 1 year old (Table 1); 3 cases caused by Coxsackie B5, 2 cases caused by Coxsackie A16, and 1 case caused by Echo 3. Figure 1 displays the geographical distribution of these cases according to their residence. In 2014, there were 6 cases (including 1 death) of enterovirus infection with severe complications. 

One severe case was confirmed in Week 52 (December 30, 2015 to January 5, 2016, Fig. 2). The case was a baby girl born on December 4th, 2015. Illness onsets on December 6th. She was infected by Echo 3 and still hospitalized in general ward. 

發佈日期 2016/1/6