Update: Influenza Activity -- United States, October 2-November 26, 2011

Brammer, Lynnette; Epperson, Scott; Kniss, Krista; Mustaquim, Desiree; Bishop, Amber; Dhara, Rosaline; Jhung, Michael; Blanton, Lenee; Wallis, Teresa; Finelli, Lyn; Gubareva, Larisa; Bresee, Joseph; Klimov, Alexander; Cox, Nancy; Chen, Grace
December 2011
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;12/9/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 48, p1646
The article summarizes the influenza activity in the U.S. from October 2, 2011 to November 26, 2011. The World Health Organization and National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System tested 24,027 respiratory specimens for influenza viruses during the said period. A total of 31 influenza viruses have been tested for antiviral resistance since October 1, 2011. The geographical spread of influenza was confirmed as local by Massachusetts for the week ending November 26.


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