Author: Didier Hober

  • New Evidence that Catecholamines Increase Enterovirus 71 Infectivity

    New Evidence that Catecholamines Increase Enterovirus 71 Infectivity

    Catecholamines – enterovirus-71 infectivity Outbreaks of Human Enterovirus 71 (EV71) are often reported in Asia. EV71 is responsible for syndromes like hand-foot and mouth disease, but is also involved in pulmonary edema (PE) and in neurological complications, like brainstem encephalitis (BE) and autonomic nervous system dysregulation (ANS). During cases of EV71 associated encephalitis, an elevated…