Weekly influenza surveillance overview, Nov 22, 2013 - week 46

Surveillance report
Time period covered: Week 46/2013

During week 46/2013:
• All 28 reporting countries experienced low intensity influenza activity.
• Of 459 sentinel specimens tested across 20 countries, one was positive for influenza A virus.
• One hospitalised laboratory-confirmed influenza A case was reported by the UK.

During the first weeks of the 2013–2014 influenza season, there has been no evidence of sustained influenza activity in Europe.