Joint WHO/ECDC influenza virus characterisation report, summary of TESSy virus characterisation data 2017/18

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Publication series: Influenza Virus Characterisation
Time period covered: Week 40/2017 to 20/2018

Summary of influenza virus characterisation data reported by national influenza centres to The European Surveillance System (TESSy) for weeks 40/2017 to 20/201820/2018.

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Influenza Virus Characterisation Reports, summary Europe

The influenza virus characterisation reports give an overview of circulating influenza viruses in Europe. They provide details on the current vaccine strains, summarise the development of the viruses since the last report, and closely follow the main developments for the ongoing influenza season.

Influenza in Europe, summary of the season 2017–18

The influenza 2017/18 surveillance season started in week 40/2017 & ended in week 20/2018. Here you find an overview of the ECDC main outputs during the season 2017/18.

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Influenza virus characterisation, Summary Europe, October 2018

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Influenza virus characterisation, Summary Europe, September 2018

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Influenza virus characterisation, Summary Europe, July 2018

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Influenza virus characterisation, Summary Europe, June 2018

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Influenza virus characterisation, Summary Europe, May 2018

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Influenza virus characterisation, Summary Europe, October 2018

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Communicable disease threats report, 2-8 December 2018, week 49

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Communicable disease threats report, 11-17 November 2018, week 46

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Communicable disease threats report, 28 October-3 November 2018, Week 44

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Influenza virus characterisation, Summary Europe, September 2018

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