21 April 2009 Update - Enterovirus Infection with Severe Complications in Taiwan - Update 15

April 21, 2009--As of April 21, 2009, 13 cases of enterovirus infection with severe complications had been reported and confirmed by Taiwan CDC. Among these 13 confirmed cases, 12 had been discharged and 1 died. Those confirmed cases were all around 5 years old (see Table 1(pdf file)), and 3 cases were each located in the northern and central area of Taiwan, and 7 in the southern area of Taiwan. (see Fig. 1(pdf file))

Two cases were confirmed in Week 16 (April 15 to April 21). These two were both male under 2, one from Taoyuan County and the other Taichung City, and their infections were caused by CA5 and CB1, respectively. They were discharged on April 7 and April 19. (see Fig. 2(pdf file))

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