Enterovirus Infection with Severe Complications in Taiwan - Week 49

During Week 49 (December 3rd to 9th) in 2017, two severe cases of enterovirus infection were newly confirmed (Figure 1); both of the cases were caused by EVD68.There have been thirteen 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 EVD68, Coxsackie A6, Coxsackie B3, ECHO 5, Coxsackie A2, and EV71. Figure 2 shows the geographical distribution of these cases according to their residence.

PublishTime 2017/12/20