Welcome to CDC Stacks | FluView : 2014-2015 Influenza Season ; Week 44 ending November 1, 2014 - 29348 | 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 44 ending November 1, 2014
  • Published Date:
    November 7, 2014
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 1.10 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (U.S.). Influenza Division.
  • Description:
    Synopsis: During week 44 (October 26 – November 1, 2014), influenza activity was low in the United States.

    o Viral Surveillance: Of 8,439 specimens tested and reported by U.S. World Health Organization (WHO) and National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System (NREVSS) collaborating laboratories during week 44, 504 (6.0%) 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 1.5%, 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; one state experienced low ILI activity; 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; two states reported regional activity; Puerto Rico and three states reported local activity; the District of Columbia and 40 states reported sporadic activity; five states reported no influenza activity; and the U.S. Virgin Islands did not report.

  • Document Type:
  • Place as Subject:
  • Supporting Files:
    No Additional Files
No Related Documents.
You May Also Like: