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Data presented are for Week 50 (December 10th, 2017 to December 15th, 2017) and was extracted on December 19th, 2017

Table 1. Assessment of Influenza activity in Windsor-Essex County for Week 50
Measure of activity Assessment compared to previous week (Lower, Similar, Higher) Reasoning
Laboratory-confirmed influenza cases Similar One laboratory-confirmed influenza case (sporadic case) reported
Influenza outbreaks Similar No new influenza outbreaks reported this week.
Influenza activity levels Similar No ongoing Influenza outbreaks
ILI & Respiratory ED Visits Similar 6% of all ED visits this week were due to ILI & Resp. syndrome. There was <1% change from the previous week.
Overall Assessment Similar  

Table 2. Number of laboratory confirmed influenza cases reported in Windsor-Essex County: Week 50 & 2017-18 season+
 

Influenza A

N (avg)

Influenza B

N (avg)

All Types

N (avg)

Week 50 0 (7) 1 (0) 1 (7)
Season 6 (13) 2 (0) 8 (13)

+Average of past five completed seasons reported in brackets


Table 3. Respiratory infection outbreaks in institutions: Week 50 and Total for the 2017-18 Influenza season
Aetiologic Agent/Organism Week 50 (%) Season (%)
Influenza A+ 0 1 (10%)
Parainfluenza (all types) 0 2 (20%)
No organism identified/unspecified 0 7 (70%)
Total 0 10 (100%)

+Includes combined outbreaks of Influenza and other microorganisms


Flu Bulletin - 2017-18 - Week 50 - Figure 1

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