26 May 2009 Update - Enterovirus Infection with Severe Complications in Taiwan - Update 20

May 26, 2009--As of May 26, 2009, 21 cases of enterovirus infection with severe complications had been reported and confirmed by Taiwan CDC in 2009. Among these 21 confirmed cases, 17 had been discharged, 1 was in ICU, 1 in general ward and 2 died. Those confirmed cases were all under 5 except three (see Table 1(pdf file)), and 7 cases were from the northern part of Taiwan, 5 cases the central, and 9 cases the southern. (see Fig. 1(pdf file))

Three cases were confirmed in Week 21 (May 20 to May 26). These three were all male aged between 2 and 12, all from the northern part of Taiwan, and their infections were all caused by EV 71. Two were discharged and one remained in general ward at this writing. (see Fig. 2(pdf file))

發佈日期 2012/12/14