FluView : 2013-2014 Influenza Season ; Week 17 ending April 26, 2014
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.
Clear All

FluView : 2013-2014 Influenza Season ; Week 17 ending April 26, 2014

Filetype[PDF-1.34 MB]

  • Description:
    Synopsis: During week 17 (April 20-26, 2014), influenza activity continued to decrease in the United States. o ViralSurveillance:Of4,031specimenstestedandreportedduringweek17byU.S.World Health Organization (WHO) and National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System (NREVSS) collaborating laboratories, 500 (12.4%) were positive for influenza. o PneumoniaandInfluenzaMortality:Theproportionofdeathsattributedtopneumoniaand influenza (P&I) was below the epidemic threshold. o Influenza-associatedPediatricDeaths:Twoinfluenza-associatedpediatricdeathswere reported. o Influenza-associatedHospitalizations:Aseason-cumulativerateof34.9laboratory- confirmed influenza-associated hospitalizations per 100,000 population was reported. o OutpatientIllnessSurveillance:Theproportionofoutpatientvisitsforinfluenza-likeillness (ILI) was 1.5%, which is below the national baseline of 2.0%. Two of 10 regions reported ILI at or above region-specific baseline levels. One state experienced low ILI activity; 48 states and New York City experienced minimal ILI activity, and the District of Columbia and one state had insufficient data. o GeographicSpreadofInfluenza:Thegeographicspreadofinfluenzainfourstateswas reported as widespread; Puerto Rico and two states reported regional influenza activity; 13 states reported local influenza activity; the District of Columbia and 27 states reported sporadic influenza activity; four states reported no influenza activity, and Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands did not report.
  • Document Type:
  • Place as Subject:
  • Main Document Checksum:
  • File Type:
  • Supporting Files:
    No Additional Files
No Related Documents.

You May Also Like: