Weekly influenza reports

Fluwatch Summary

May 13, 2018 to May 19, 2018 (week 20)

  • Nationally, the 2017-18 influenza season has ended.
  • The majority of regions in Canada are reporting sporadic or no influenza activity.
  • All indicators of influenza activity are either near or below average for this time of year.
  • This is the last weekly report for the 2017-18 season. FluWatch will publish monthly reports over the summer. The next report will be published June 29, 2018.
  • Influenza and other respiratory viruses will be monitoried weekly and results will be reported every Thursday in the Respiratory Virus Detections in Canada Report.
  • For more information on the flu, see our Flu(influenza) web page.

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