Weekly influenza surveillance overview, weeks 21-30, 2014
Over weeks 21 to 30/2014, clinical data were reported by 15 to 19 countries on a weekly basis. Low intensity was reported by all countries submitting reports.
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.
- Ten sentinel specimens tested positive for influenza, eight of which were type A viruses.
- Two countries reported a total of seven hospitalised laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, five of these cases were admitted to ICU and there was one death. Overall, influenza activity and circulation of influenza viruses in reporting countries was low in Europe during the period in question.
Influenza virus characterisation, Summary Europe, December 2017
17 Jan 2018 - This is the second report of the 2017–18 influenza season. As of week 1/2018, nearly 37 000 influenza detections across the WHO European Region have been reported.
ECDC/EFSA joint report: Avian influenza overview September – November 2017
22 Dec 2017 - Between 1 September and 15 November 2017, 48 A(H5N8) highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreaks in poultry holdings and 9 H5 HPAI wild bird events were reported within Europe. A second epidemic HPAI A(H5N8) wave started in Italy on the third week of July and is still ongoing on 15 November 2017.