FluView : 2015-2016 Influenza Season : Week 42 ending October 24, 2015
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FluView : 2015-2016 Influenza Season : Week 42 ending October 24, 2015

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    All data are preliminary and may change as more reports are received. Synopsis: During week 42 (October 18-24, 2015), influenza activity was low in the United States. • Viral Surveillance: The most frequently identified influenza virus type reported by public health laboratories in week 42 was influenza A viruses, with influenza A (H3) viruses predominating. The percentage of respiratory specimens testing positive for influenza in clinical laboratories is low. • Pneumonia and Influenza Mortality: The proportion of deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza (P&I) was below their system-specific epidemic threshold in both the NCHS Mortality Surveillance System and the 122 Cities Mortality Reporting System. • Influenza-associated Pediatric Deaths: One influenza-associated pediatric death was • reported that occurred during the 2014-15 season. • Outpatient Illness Surveillance: The proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI) was 1.3%, which is below the national baseline of 2.1%. All 10 regions reported ILI below region-specific baseline levels. Puerto Rico experienced moderate ILI activity, New York City and 50 states experienced minimal ILI activity, and the District of Columbia had insufficient data. • Geographic Spread of Influenza: The geographic spread of influenza in Guam and one state was reported as regional activity; six states reported local activity; Puerto Rico and 35 states reported sporadic activity; and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and eight states reported no influenza activity. External_F1542.pdf
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