Weekly influenza reports

Fluwatch Summary

November 8 to November 14, 2015 (week 45)

  • As expected, there was a slight increase of overall influenza activity in week 45.
  • There was an increase the number of regions reporting influenza activity. The Northwest Territories and the Yukon reported activity for the first time this season.
  • Two new laboratory confirmed outbreaks were reported in week 45.
  • 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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