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FluView : 2014-2015 Influenza Season ; Week 40 ending October 4, 2014
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    Synopsis: During week 40 (September 28-October 4, 2014), influenza activity was low in the United States.

    o Viral Surveillance: Of 6,192 specimens tested and reported by U.S. World Health Organization (WHO) and National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System (NREVSS) collaborating laboratories during week 40, 199 (3.2%) were positive for influenza.

    o Pneumonia and Influenza Mortality: The proportion of deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza (P&I) was below the epidemic threshold.

    o Influenza-associated Pediatric Deaths: No influenza-associated pediatric deaths were reported.

    o Outpatient Illness Surveillance: The proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI) was 1.3%, which is below the national baseline of 2.0%. All 10 regions reported ILI below region-specific baseline levels. Puerto Rico experienced high ILI activity, all 50 states and New York City experienced minimal ILI activity and the District of Columbia had insufficient data.

    o Geographic Spread of Influenza: The geographic spread of influenza in Guam was reported as widespread; Puerto Rico reported regional activity; three states reported local activity; 28 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands reported sporadic activity; 18 states reported no influenza activity; and one state did not report.

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