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Emerg Infect Dis. 1999 May-Jun;5(3):458-60.

Sentinel surveillance for enterovirus 71, Taiwan, 1998.

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Disease Surveillance and Quarantine Service, Ministry of Health, Taiwan, Republic of China.

Abstract

Outbreaks of enterovirus 71 have been reported around the world since 1969. The most recent outbreak occurred in Taiwan during April-July 1998. This hand, foot, and mouth disease epidemic was detected by a sentinel surveillance system in April at the beginning of the outbreak, and the public was alerted.

PMID:
10341187
PMCID:
PMC2640775
DOI:
10.3201/eid0503.990321
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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