Enterovirus 68 among Children with Severe Acute Respiratory Infection, the Philippines
Tadatsugu Imamura, Naoko Fuji, Akira Suzuki, Raita Tamaki, Mariko Saito, Rapunzel Aniceto, Hazel Galang, Lydia Sombrero, Soccoro Lupisan, and Hitoshi Oshitani
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan (T. Imamura, N. Fuji, A. Suzuki, H. Oshitani); Tohoku-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine Collaborating Research Center on Emerging and Reemerging Diseases, Muntinlupa City, the Philippines (R. Tamaki, M. Saito, R. Aniceto); Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center, Tacloban City, the Philippines (R. Aniceto); Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Muntinlupa City (H. Galang, L. Sombrero, S. Lupisan)
Figure 3. Temporal and geographic distribution of enterovirus (EV) 68 cases in Eastern Visayas Region in the Philippines, May 2008–May 2009. Address information was obtained from parents of the pediatric patients. The graph shows the number of reported EV68 cases of each week in Eastern Visayas Region, and a report from a different city in the region is indicated with a bar of different color. The weeks with no bars indicate no reported cases of EV68.
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