Weekly influenza reports

Fluwatch Summary

November 15 to November 21, 2015 (week 46)

  • Based on several indicators, influenza activity in Canada was low in week 46.
  • Laboratory detections of influenza remain low and are below the five year average for week 46.
  • There was a decrease in the number of regions reporting influenza activity.
  • No new laboratory confirmed outbreaks were reported in week 46.
  • So far this season, influenza A(H3N2) has been the most common subtype affecting Canadians.
  • To date, the majority of influenza laboratory detections and hospitalizations have been in seniors greater than 65 years of age.
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