2003 - 2004 Texas Influenza Surveillance Information
The flu activity level for Texas, week 49, 11/30/03 to 12/6/03, is widespread.
Widespread means there is increased flu activity, influenza-like illness or positive lab result, in at least half of the state's public health regions. There are 11 public health regions in Texas, and flu activity has been reported and/or identified in 6 of those regions, (PHRs 3,6,7,8,9, and 11).
Influenza A H3 continues to be the dominant strain in circulation. Strain identification of influenza B is still pending.
A map of Public Health Regions in Texas.
Texas Department of State Health Services - Infectious Disease Control Unit
1100 West 49th Street, Suite T801, Mail Code: 1960 PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
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