Enterovirus Infection with Severe Complications in Taiwan - Week 23

June 16, 2015-- As of June 16, 2015, 3 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); 2 cases caused by Coxsackie B5 and 1 case caused by Coxsackie A16. 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 23 (June 10 to June 16, Fig. 2). The case was a newborn baby boy. He was infected by Coxsackie A16 and he passed away 2 hours after his birth.

發佈日期 2015/6/17