Taiwan projected to enter enterovirus infection season this week

Focus Taiwan
Date; 2017/07/11
By: Chang Min-hsuan and Elizabeth Hsu

Taipei, July 11 (CNA) Taiwan could enter its annual epidemic season of enterovrius

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infection this week, about two months later than usual, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) projected on Tuesday.

The number of emergency visits involving enterovirus infection was about 10,616 last week, up from 10,010 the previous week, according the CDC’s weekly monitoring data.

CDC Deputy Director-General Philip Lo (???) said that based on the latest figures and an epidemic threshold believed to be about 11,000, this year’s enterovirus epidemic season is projected to begin this week.    [FULL  STORY]

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