Welcome to CDC Stacks | FluView : 2014-2015 Influenza Season ; Week 43 ending October 25, 2014 - 29347 | Stephen B. Thacker CDC Library collection
Stacks Logo
Advanced Search
Select up to three search categories and corresponding keywords using the fields to the right. Refer to the Help section for more detailed instructions.
 
 
Help
Clear All Simple Search
Advanced Search
FluView : 2014-2015 Influenza Season ; Week 43 ending October 25, 2014
  • Published Date:
    October 31, 2014
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 774.75 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (U.S.). Influenza Division.
  • Series:
    FluView : 2014-2015 Influenza Season ; Week 43
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Synopsis: During week 43 (October 19-25, 2014), influenza activity was low in the United States.

    o Viral Surveillance: Of 7,449 specimens tested and reported by U.S. World Health Organization (WHO) and National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System (NREVSS) collaborating laboratories during week 43, 320 (4.3%) 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 1.4%, which is below the national baseline of 2.0%. All 10 regions reported ILI below region-specific baseline levels. One state experienced low ILI activity; Puerto Rico, New York City and 49 states 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; one state reported regional activity; Puerto Rico and eight states reported local activity; the U.S. Virgin Islands and 32 states reported sporadic activity; and the District of Columbia and nine states reported no influenza activity.

  • Supporting Files:
    No Additional Files