- Australian Influenza Surveillance Report
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The Australian Influenza Surveillance Report is published on a fortnightly basis during the influenza season, typically between May and October. Influenza activity updates will be published outside of the seasonal period.
- Activity – Person to person transmission of influenza and influenza-like illness (ILI) in the community is low and remains within or below the bounds of previous years. Rhinovirus was the most common respiratory virus detected in patients presenting with ILI to sentinel general practices this fortnight.
- Severity – Clinical severity for the season to date, as measured through the proportion of patients admitted directly to ICU, and deaths attributed to influenza, is low.
- Impact – Currently, the impact of circulating influenza on society is low.
- Virology – This fortnight, the majority of confirmed influenza cases reported nationally were influenza A (85%).
- Australian Influenza Surveillance Report No 07 - 13 August to 26 August 2018 (PDF 1429 KB)
- Australian Influenza Surveillance Report No 07 - 13 August to 26 August 2018 (Word 1332 KB)
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