Weekly influenza reports

Fluwatch Summary

April 1, 2018 to April 7, 2018 (week 14)

  • Influenza activity in Canada continued to decrease, but many parts of the country are still reporting localized activity.
  • All indicators of influenza activity decreased from the previous week.
  • Detections of influenza B are similar to those of influenza A.
  • 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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