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FluView : 2013-2014 Influenza Season ; Week 14 ending April 5, 2014
  • Published Date:
    April 11, 2014
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 1.50 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (U.S.). Influenza Division.
  • Series:
    FluView : 2013-2014 Influenza Season ; Week 14
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Synopsis: During week 14 (March 30-April 5, 2014), influenza activity continued to decrease in most regions of the United States.

    o ViralSurveillance:Of5,127specimenstestedandreportedduringweek14byU.S.World Health Organization (WHO) and National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System (NREVSS) collaborating laboratories, 685 (13.4%) were positive for influenza.

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

    o Influenza-associatedPediatricDeaths:Threeinfluenza-associatedpediatricdeathswere reported.

    o Influenza-associatedHospitalizations:Aseason-cumulativerateof32.4laboratory- confirmed influenza-associated hospitalizations per 100,000 population was reported.

    o OutpatientIllnessSurveillance:Theproportionofoutpatientvisitsforinfluenza-likeillness (ILI) was 1.6%, which is below the national baseline of 2.0%. Two of 10 regions reported ILI at or above region-specific baseline levels. New York City experienced high ILI activity; one state experienced moderate ILI activity; five states experienced low ILI activity; 43 states experienced minimal ILI activity, and the District of Columbia and one state had insufficient data.

    o GeographicSpreadofInfluenza:Thegeographicspreadofinfluenzainfivestateswas reported as widespread; Guam and four states reported regional influenza activity; the District of Columbia and 15 states reported local influenza activity; Puerto Rico and 25 states reported sporadic influenza activity; the U.S. Virgin Islands and one state reported no influenza activity.

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