FluView : 2014-2015 Influenza Season ; Week 50 ending December 13, 2014
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FluView : 2014-2015 Influenza Season ; Week 50 ending December 13, 2014

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    Synopsis: During week 50 (December 7-13, 2014), influenza activity continued to increase in the United States. o ViralSurveillance:Of20,064specimenstestedandreportedbyU.S.WorldHealth Organization (WHO) and National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System (NREVSS) collaborating laboratories during week 50, 5,200 (25.9%) were positive for influenza. o PneumoniaandInfluenzaMortality:Theproportionofdeathsattributedtopneumoniaand influenza (P&I) was below the epidemic threshold. o Influenza-associatedPediatricDeaths:Fourinfluenza-associatedpediatricdeathswere reported. o Influenza-associatedHospitalizations:Acumulativeratefortheseasonof6.2laboratory- confirmed influenza-associated hospitalizations per 100,000 population was reported. o OutpatientIllnessSurveillance:Theproportionofoutpatientvisitsforinfluenza-likeillness (ILI) was 3.7%, above the national baseline of 2.0%. Nine of 10 regions reported ILI at or above region-specific baseline levels. Puerto Rico and 13 states experienced high ILI activity; six states experienced moderate ILI activity; New York City and five states experienced low ILI activity; 26 states experienced minimal ILI activity; and the District of Columbia had insufficient data. o GeographicSpreadofInfluenza:ThegeographicspreadofinfluenzainGuamand29 states was reported as widespread; Puerto Rico and 14 states reported regional activity; the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and five states reported local activity; and two states reported sporadic activity.
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