Enterovirus cases continue to rise: Taiwan CDC

Taiwan's weekly enterovirus case reports continued to increase last week, breaching the 11,000 mark, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday, which suggests that the epidemic might have...

3 serious Enterovirus infections reported in Taiwan last week, with a newborn still hospitalized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three serious cases of Enterovirus infection were reported last week, including a newborn baby that is still hospitalized at the moment, said the Centers for Disease Contr...

US officials worry paralyzing illness may grow more common

NEW YORK (AP) — One morning last fall, 4-year-old Joey Wilcox woke up with the left side of his face drooping. It was the first sign of an unfolding nightmare. Thre...

Taiwan’s ITRI wins CES Innovation Awards for 2nd consecutive year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A device developed by Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan's largest high-tech applied research institution, and another product rolled out by ITRI&rsquo...

Taiwan CDC announces this year’s first death from severe enterovirus infection in newborn

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—On June 5, 2018, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced the first death from severe enterovirus infection in a newborn boy who resided in eastern Taiw...

Taiwan CDC confirms 2 new cases of enterovirus infection with severe complications

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Two new cases of enterovirus infection with severe complications have been confirmed in Taiwan, according to a press release of the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC...

Year's first case of enterovirus 71 in Taiwan confirmed

Taipei (CNA) - A 3-year-old boy from southern Taiwan was confirmed last week to have contracted enterovirus 71, the first incident of the virus in Taiwan this year, according to the Centers for Diseas...

US continues to support Taiwan’s participation at WHA: AIT Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the opening ceremony of a workshop intended to promote enterovirus diagnosis and build medical networks in the region, Kin Moy, director at the American Institute in Ta...

New Taiwan-made enterovirus vaccine passes animal tests: researcher

Taipei, March 29 (CNA) An enterovirus vaccine developed in Taiwan has proved highly successful in the animal testing stage and is set to proceed to human clinical trials, a researcher at the National ...

Public urged to watch health of children as Taiwan CDC confirms 5 new cases of enterovirus infection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Last week the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) confirmed 5 new cases of enterovirus infection with severe complications, according to a news release issued by...

Taiwan CDC confirms 2 new cases of enterovirus D68 infection with severe complications

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Although the enterovirus epidemic has passed its peak, the number of enterovirus D68 infection cases has continued to increase and the majority of the infected individuals are ch...

Taiwan health department warns of Enterovirus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)- Taipei City’s Department of Health on Monday warned of an Enterovirus outbreak this spring, and urged the public to practice good personal hygiene to prevent infection. ...

Two-year-old girl dies of enterovirus

Taipei, Sept. 20 (CNA) A two-year-old girl in northern Taiwan died last week, days after she fell ill with an enterovirus 71 infection, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday. T...

CDC warns of enterovirus threat as school begins next week

While enterovirus epidemic appears to be winding down, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned Tuesday of another possible outbreak, as school is about to begin next week. Last week, a new ca...

Two new severe enterovirus cases reported in Taiwan: CDC

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned Tuesday that Taiwan is still in the peak season for enterovirus infections, as two new cases with severe complications were reported over the past week. ...