Weekly influenza reports
September 24 – October 7, 2017 (weeks 39 & 40)
- Influenza activity remains at interseasonal levels across the country.
- The percentage of laboratory tests positive for influenza remains higher for this time of year compared to previous seasons. The majority of influenza detections continue to be A(H3N2).
- Slightly more influenza-related hospitalizations have been reported by participating provinces and territories. However, the levels of primary care consultations for ILI, influenza and ILI outbreaks, and paediatric hospitalizations are within expected levels.
- For more information on the flu, see our Flu(influenza) web page.
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