Weekly influenza surveillance overview, weeks 21-30, 2014
Over weeks 21 to 30/2014, clinical data were reported by 15 to 19 countries on a weekly basis. Low intensity was reported by all countries submitting reports.
For weeks 21 to 30/2014:
- Low intensity and local or sporadic activity were indicated by all countries submitting reports. ILI and ARI levels remained at or below baseline levels in all countries.
- Ten sentinel specimens tested positive for influenza, eight of which were type A viruses.
- Two countries reported a total of seven hospitalised laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, five of these cases were admitted to ICU and there was one death. Overall, influenza activity and circulation of influenza viruses in reporting countries was low in Europe during the period in question.
Influenza virus characterisation, December 2019
16 Jan 2020 - This is the third report for the 2019–20 influenza season. As of week 1/2020, 42 844 influenza detections had been reported across the WHO European Region; 85% type A viruses, with A(H3N2) prevailing over A(H1N1)pdm09, and 15% type B viruses, with 531 (92%) of 576 ascribed to a B/Victoria lineage.
Surveillance report: Avian influenza overview August – November 2019
20 Dec 2019 - This scientific report provides an overview of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus outbreaks detected in poultry, captive and wild birds and noteworthy outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) virus in poultry and captive birds, as well as human cases due to avian influenza (AI) virus, reported in and outside Europe between 16 August and 15 November 2019.
Influenza virus characterisation, November 2019
11 Dec 2019 - This is the second influenza characterisation report for the 2019–20 influenza season. As of week 48/2019, 6 887 influenza detections across the WHO European Region had been reported; of which 84% were type A viruses, with A(H3N2) prevailing over A(H1N1)pdm09, and 16% type B viruses, with 123 of 137 (90%) ascribed to a lineage B/Victoria.