FluView : 2012-2013 Influenza Season ; Week 6 ending February 9, 2013
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.

Search our Collections & Repository

All these words:

For very narrow results

This exact word or phrase:

When looking for a specific result

Any of these words:

Best used for discovery & interchangable words

None of these words:

Recommended to be used in conjunction with other fields

Language:

Dates

Publication Date Range:

to

Document Data

Title:

Document Type:

Library

Collection:

Series:

People

Author:

Help
Clear All

Query Builder

Query box

Help
Clear All

For additional assistance using the Custom Query please check out our Help Page

i

FluView : 2012-2013 Influenza Season ; Week 6 ending February 9, 2013

Filetype[PDF-990.22 KB]


  • English

  • Details:

    • Description:
      All data are preliminary and may change as more reports are received.

      Synopsis: During week 6 (February 3 - 9, 2013), influenza activity remained elevated in the United States, but decreased in most areas.

      o Viral Surveillance: Of 7,608 specimens tested and reported by collaborating laboratories, 1,499 (19.7%) were positive for influenza.

      o Pneumonia and Influenza Mortality: The proportion of deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza (P&I) was above the epidemic threshold.

      o Influenza-Associated Pediatric Deaths: Five pediatric deaths were reported.

      o Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations: A cumulative rate for the season of 32.1 laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospitalizations per 100,000 population was reported. Of reported hospitalizations, more than 50% were among adults 65 years and older.

      o Outpatient Illness Surveillance: The proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI) was 3.2%. This is above the national baseline of 2.2%. All 10 regions reported ILI above region-specific baseline levels. Eleven states and New York City experienced high ILI activity; 10 states experienced moderate activity; the District of Columbia and 13 states experienced low activity, and 16 states experienced minimal activity.

      o Geographic Spread of Influenza: Thirty-one states reported widespread influenza activity; Puerto Rico and 14 states reported regional influenza activity; the District of Columbia and 4 states reported local influenza activity; Guam and one state reported sporadic influenza activity, and the U.S. Virgin Islands did not report.

      Date from document properties.

    • Document Type:
    • Place as Subject:
    • Main Document Checksum:
    • File Type:

    Supporting Files

    • No Additional Files

    More +

    You May Also Like

    Checkout today's featured content at stacks.cdc.gov