Weekly influenza reports

Fluwatch Summary

April 8, 2018 to April 14, 2018 (week 15)

  • Overall, influenza activity in Canada continued to decrease, but many parts of the country are still reporting localized activity.
  • Two indicators of influenza activity (influenza-like illness and outbreaks) slightly increased from the previous week.
  • Detections of influenza A were greater than those of influenza B.
  • To date this season, the majority of laboratory-confirmed cases, hospitalizations and deaths with influenza have been among adults 65 years of age and older.
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