Weekly influenza surveillance overview, weeks 21-35, 2014
Main surveillance developments during weeks 21–35/2014 ( 19 May – 31 August 2014 )
For weeks 21-35/2014:
- Low intensity was reported by all countries submitting reports (15 to 19 depending on the week). Local or sporadic activity was reported by eight countries.
- Of 330 sentinel specimens tested across 14 countries, 10 were positive for influenza virus. Eight were influenza A viruses and two were type B.
- Nine hospitalised, laboratory-confirmed influenza cases were reported by two countries; six of these cases were admitted to intensive care units.
Overall, influenza activity and circulation of influenza viruses in reporting countries was low.
Zoonotic influenza - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
8 Jan 2019 - No human cases of avian influenza were reported in the EU/EEA. Sporadic cases were reported from Africa and Asia.
Surveillance report: Avian influenza overview August – November 2018
18 Dec 2018 - Between 16 August and 15 November 2018, 14 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N8) outbreaks in poultry establishments in Bulgaria and seven HPAI A(H5N6) outbreaks, one in captive birds in Germany and six in wild birds in Denmark and the Netherlands were reported in the European Union (EU).