Weekly influenza surveillance overview, week 19, 2014
For week 19/2014:
• Low-intensity influenza activity was reported by 26 reporting countries.
• Of 86 sentinel specimens tested across 13 countries, seven (8%) were positive for influenza virus.
• Ten hospitalised, laboratory-confirmed influenza cases were reported, seven of which were admitted to intensive care units. With influenza activity continuing to decline in all reporting countries after five months of active transmission, the 2013–14 influenza season is coming to an end.
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.