Monday, April 20, 2009

enterovirus 71

Hi, I'm Enterovirus 71.
I'm from the family Picornaviridae.

I am an Enterovirus.

I'm the newest of the new Enteroviruses.

I can be spread in droplets for through poor sanitation.

I cause fever.

I am another common cause of hand, foot and mouth disease.

I can cause neurological disease.

I'm good at aseptic meningitis, encephalitis and polio-like paralysis.

I can be very severe.

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