Enterovirus Infection with Severe Complications in Taiwan - Update 48

December 6, 2011--As of December 6, 2011, 35 cases of enterovirus infection with severe complications had been reported and confirmed by Taiwan CDC. These cases are aged below 10 years (See Table 1(pdf file)) and reside in the northern, central, eastern and southern areas of Taiwan. (See Fig. 1(pdf file))

Five cases were confirmed in Week 48 (November 30 to December 6). They are 4-year-old boy from Changhua County, 4-month-old boy and 11-month-old boy from Chiayi County, 2-year-old boy and 5-year-old girl from Yunlin County. Their infections were caused by EV71. The 4-month-old boy and 5-year-old girl were still in general hospital wards and the rest of them had been discharged. (See Fig. 2(pdf file))

發佈日期 2012/12/17