Welcome to CDC Stacks | FluView : 2014-2015 Influenza Season ; Week 4 ending January 31, 2015 - 29360 | 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 4 ending January 31, 2015
  • Published Date:
    February 6, 2015
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 1.24 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (U.S.). Influenza Division.
  • Description:
    Synopsis: During week 4 (January 25-31, 2015), influenza activity decreased, but remained elevated in the United States.

    o ViralSurveillance:Of22,122specimenstestedandreportedbyU.S.WorldHealth Organization (WHO) and National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System (NREVSS) collaborating laboratories during week 4, 3,869 (17.5%) were positive for influenza.

    o PneumoniaandInfluenzaMortality:Theproportionofdeathsattributedtopneumoniaand influenza (P&I) was above the epidemic threshold.

    o Influenza-associatedPediatricDeaths:Eightinfluenza-associatedpediatricdeathswere reported.

    o Influenza-associatedHospitalizations:Acumulativeratefortheseasonof43.5 laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospitalizations per 100,000 population was reported.

    o OutpatientIllnessSurveillance:Theproportionofoutpatientvisitsforinfluenza-likeillness (ILI) was 4.1%, above the national baseline of 2.0%. All 10 regions reported ILI at or above region-specific baseline levels. Puerto Rico and 26 states experienced high ILI activity; New York City and eight states experienced moderate ILI activity; six states experienced low ILI activity; 10 states experienced minimal ILI activity; and the District of Columbia had insufficient data.

    o GeographicSpreadofInfluenza:ThegeographicspreadofinfluenzainPuertoRicoand 40 states was reported as widespread; Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and nine states reported regional activity; and the District of Columbia and one state reported local activity.

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