Weekly influenza surveillance overview, week 18, 2014
For week 18/2014:
• Low intensity of influenza activity with sporadic cases or no geographic spread was reported by 24 reporting countries
• Of 114 sentinel specimens tested across 17 countries, six (5%) were positive for influenza A virus.
• Fifteen hospitalised laboratory-confirmed influenza cases were reported, nine of which were admitted to intensive care units.
Overall, the influenza activity is low and declining in reporting countries.
Weekly influenza surveillance overview, weeks 21-35, 2014
5 Sep 2014 - During weeks 21–35/2014, clinical data were reported by 15 to 19 countries on a weekly basis. Low intensity was reported by all countries submitting reports.
Weekly influenza surveillance overview, weeks 21-30, 2014
1 Aug 2014 - For weeks 21 to 30/2014: Low intensity and local or sporadic activity were indicated by all countries submitting reports. ILI and ARI levels remained at or below baseline levels in all countries.