Weekly influenza reports

Fluwatch Summary

November 25 to December 1, 2018 (week 48)

  • Influenza activity continued to increase in week 48.
  • Influenza A is the most common influenza virus circulating in Canada, and the majority of these viruses are A(H1N1)pdm09.
  • The number of influenza-associated hospitalizations continued to increase in week 48. In particular, the number of pediatric hospitalizations is significantly higher than in recent years.
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