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2013-2014 DSHS Flu Report Week 34

INFLUENZA(2)

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2013 - 2014 Texas Influenza Surveillance Information Activity Report

Current Flu Activity Report in PDF Format

Please note: The 2013-2014 influenza season began on September 29, 2013. For reports from the 2012-2013 season, please see http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/idcu/disease/influenza/surveillance

During week 34 in Texas

Summary
According to Texas influenza laboratory data and influenza-like illness (ILI) indicators there is low influenza activity occurring around the state. However, ILI activity increased compared to last week, but remains below the 2013-2014 state ILINet baseline of 4.35%.

Texas Surveillance Component

Change from Previous Week

Current Week

Previous Week

Page of Report

Summary of Texas Influenza (Flu) and Influenza-like Illness (ILI) Activity for the Current Week

Statewide influenza activity level reported to CDC (geographic spread of influenza)

No Change

Sporadic

Sporadic

--

Statewide ILINet Activity Indicator assigned by CDC (intensity of influenza-like illness)

N/A

Not Reported

Not Reported

--

Percentage of specimens positive for influenza

▲1.31%

1.92%

0.61%

1

Percentage of visits due to ILI (ILINet)

 0.57%

2.79%

2.22%

3

Number of regions reporting increased flu/ILI activity

▲1

1

0

5

Number of regions reporting decreased flu/ILI activity

▼2

0

2

5

Number of variant/novel influenza infections

No Change

0

0

6

Number of ILI/influenza outbreaks

No Change

0

0

6

Number of pediatric influenza deaths

New Case Reported

1

0

6

 

Data displayed have been updated since last week’s flu report with any new reports received.
Note: The extended current Texas Influenza Surveillance Report is available in PDF format.


2013 - 2014 Texas Influenza Surveillance Information --- Flu Reports

For the week ending: 10/05/13; 10/12/13; 10/19/13; 10/26/13; 11/2/13; 11/9/13; 11/16/13; 11/23/13; 11/30/13; 12/7/13; 12/14/13; 12/21/13; 12/28/13; 1/4/14; 1/11/14; 1/18/14; 1/25/14; 2/1/14; 2/8/14; 2/15/14; 2/22/14; 3/1/14; 3/8/14; 3/15/14; 3/22/14; 3/29/14; 4/5/14; 4/12/14; 4/19/14; 4/26/14; 5/3/14; 5/10/14; 5/17/14; 5/24/14; 5/31/14; 6/7/146/14/14; 6/21/14; 6/28/14; 7/5/14; 7/12/14; 7/19/14; 7/26/14; 8/2/2014; 8/9/14; 8/16/14; 8/23/14; 8/30/14; 9/6/14; 9/13/14; 9/20/14; 9/27/14

Reports in PDF format for the week ending: 8/9/14; 8/16/148/23/14; 8/30/14; 9/6/14; 9/13/14; 9/20/14; 9/27/14

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Last updated October 7, 2014