Enterovirus Infection with Severe Complications in Taiwan - Week 44

During Week 44 (October 29th to November 4th) in 2017, one severe case of enterovirus infection was newly confirmed (Figure 1).There have been eleven enterovirus infection cases with severe complications (EVSC) in 2017, including one death due to Coxsackie B3 infection. The majority of cases were below 6 years old (Table 1). The cases were caused by Coxsackie A2, Coxsackie A6, Coxsackie B3, ECHO 5, EV71, and EVD68. Figure 2 shows the geographical distribution of these cases according to their residence.

發佈日期 2017/11/7