Weekly influenza surveillance overview, Nov 15, 2013 - week 45

Surveillance report
Time period covered: Week 45/2013

​During week 45/2013:
•     All 27 reporting countries experienced low intensity influenza activity.
•     Of 375 sentinel specimens tested across 19 countries, 2% were positive for influenza virus.
•     One hospitalised laboratory-confirmed influenza case was reported by the UK.

During the first six weeks of the 2013–2014 influenza season, there has been no evidence of sustained influenza activity in Europe.