03 March 2009 - Enterovirus Infection with Severe Complications in Taiwan - Update 08

March 3, 2009--As of March 3, 2009, 6 cases of enterovirus infection with severe complications had been reported and confirmed by Taiwan CDC. Among these 6 confirmed cases, all had been discharged. Those 6 confirmed cases were all below 5 years of age. (see Table 1(pdf file)), and 2 cases each were located in the northern, southern, and central area of Taiwan. (see Fig. 1(pdf file))

During Week 9 (February 25 to March 3), 2 cases were newly confirmed. Both cases were caused by EV71, and as of March 3, they had been discharged. Both of them are male and aged below 2. One case was reported in Changhua County and the other case was reported in Chiayi County. (See Fig. 2(pdf file))

PublishTime 2012/12/14