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FluView : 2013-2014 Influenza Season ; Week 45 ending November 9, 2013
  • Published Date:
    November 15, 2013
  • Language:
    English
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Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (U.S.). Influenza Division.
  • Series:
    FluView : 2013-2014 Influenza Season ; Week 45
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Synopsis: During week 46 (November 10-16, 2013), influenza activity increased slightly in the United States.

    o Viral Surveillance: Of 4,457specimens tested and reported by U.S. World Health Organization (WHO) and National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System (NREVSS) collaborating laboratories during week 46, 312 (7.0%) were positive for influenza.

    o Pneumonia and Influenza Mortality: The proportion of deaths attribute dto 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%, below the national baseline of 2.0%. One region reported ILI above region- specific baseline levels. One state experienced high ILI activity, two states experienced moderate ILI activity, four states experienced low ILI activity, 43 states and New York City experienced minimal ILI activity and the District of Columbia had insufficient data.

    o Geographic Spread of Influenza : The geographic spread of influenza in four states was reported as regional; nine states reported local influenza activity; Puerto Rico, Guam and 34 states reported sporadic influenza activity; three states reported no influenza activity, and the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands did not report.

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