First EV 71 death in Taiwan

First EV 71 death in Taiwan

Taiwan’s health authority reported on September 20,, 2016, the death of a two-year-old girl in Taipei from an enterovirus 71 infection six days after first symptoms occurred.

On September 6, 2016, the girl had high fever, on September 9 she had an epileptic seizure, and on September 12, 2016, she died.

Since the beginning of 2016 up to September 20, 2016, there have been 21 cases of enterovirus infection cases, 20 of them involve EV 71 and one case involves the Coxsackie A5.

 

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