Update: Influenza Activity -- United States, August 30, 2009-January 9, 2010

Brammer, L.; Epperson, S.; Blanton, L.; Wallis, T.; Fiore, A.; Gubareva, L.; Bresee, J.; Kamimoto, L.; X. Xu; Klimov, A.; Cox, N.; Finelli, L.; Graitcer, S.
January 2010
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;1/22/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p38
The article summarizes the influenza activity in the U.S. from August 30, 2009 through January 9, 2010. During this time period, the World Health Organization and the National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System tested 310,151 respiratory specimens for influenza viruses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provided surveillance for resistance of circulating influenza viruses to influenza antiviral medications adamantanes and neuraminidase inhibitors. January and February are months when seasonal influenza activity rise.


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