Update: Influenza Activity -- United States, September 30, 2007-April 5, 2008, and Composition of the 2008-09 Influenza Vaccine

Dao, C.; Blanton, L.; Epperson, S.; Brammer, L.; Finelli, L.; Wallis, T.; Uyeki, T.; Bresee, J.; Klimov, A.; Cox, N.
April 2008
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/18/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 15, p404
The article summarizes U.S. influenza activity from September 30, 2007 to April 5, 2008. More influenza A viruses than influenza B viruses have been identified in surveillance regions. The percentage of outpatient visits for inluenza-like illness reported by sentinel providers was 1.7%. The percentage of outpatient visits for acute respiratory illness was 2.2%. From February 10-23, 49 states reported widespread influenza activity and one state reported regional activity.


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