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    Previous thread (covering May 2010 - Dec 2013) http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=147007

    EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 1
    29 Dec - 4 Jan 2014


    22 cases of Salmonellosis, 19, Chikungunya, 436 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, rising trend), 1 DHF, 345 HFMD - see link for full list.

    Average daily clinic visits;
    ARI: 2,766
    Conjunctivitis: 96
    Diarrhoea: 476
    Chickenpox: 19

    Influenza indicators for E-week 1 (29 Dec 2013 - 4 Jan 2014) are as follows:
    The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI increased from 2,605 (over 4 working days) in E-week 52, to 2,766 (over 4 working days) in E-week 1.

    The proportion of patients with influenza-like illness (ILI) among the polyclinic attendances for ARI remained low at 1%.
    The overall prevalence of Influenza among ILI samples (n=124) in the community was 68.5% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in December 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised 68.5%, 22.6% and 8.1% respectively.

    ...
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    The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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    Re: Singapore - Weekly Infectious Disease Bulletin 2014

    EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 2 5 - 11 Jan 2014


    38 cases of Salmonellosis, 31 Chikungunya, 480 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, rising), 346 HFMD, 14 Mumps - see link for full list.

    Average daily clinic visits;
    ARI: 2,805
    Conjunctivitis: 92
    Diarrhoea: 490
    Chickenpox: 13

    Influenza indicators for E-week 2 (5 Jan 2014 - 11 Jan 2014) are as follows:
    The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI increased from 2,766 (over 4 working
    days) in E-week 1, to 2,805 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 2.

    The proportion of patients with influenza-like illness (ILI) among the polyclinic attendances for ARI remained low at 1%.
    The overall prevalence of Influenza among ILI samples (n=174) in the community was 59.8% in the past 4 weeks. Of all
    the influenza virus isolates in December 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised
    68.5%, 22.6% and 8.1% respectively.
    ...
    Twitter: @RonanKelly13
    The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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    • #3
      Re: Singapore - Weekly Infectious Disease Bulletin 2014

      EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 3 12 - 18 Jan 2014


      27 cases of Salmonellosis, 21 Chikungunya, 402 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, steady), 387 HFMD, 15 Measles, 14 Mumps - see link for full list.

      Average daily clinic visits;
      ARI: 3,124 (above warning level, increasing trend)
      Conjunctivitis: 100
      Diarrhoea: 519
      Chickenpox: 15

      Influenza indicators for E-week 3 (12 Jan 2014 - 18 Jan 2014) are as follows:
      The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI increased from 2,805 (over 5.5 working
      days) in E-week 2, to 3,124 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 3.

      The proportion of patients with influenza-like illness (ILI) among the polyclinic attendances for ARI remained low at 1%.
      The overall prevalence of Influenza among ILI samples (n=172) in the community was 57.0% in the past 4 weeks. Of all
      the influenza virus isolates in December 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised
      68.5%, 22.6% and 8.1% respectively.
      ...
      Twitter: @RonanKelly13
      The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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      • #4
        Re: Singapore - Weekly Infectious Disease Bulletin 2014

        EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 4 19 - 25 Jan 2014


        33 cases of Salmonellosis, 19 Chikungunya, 336 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, decreasing trend), 366 HFMD - see link for full list.

        Average daily clinic visits;
        ARI: 3,288 (above epidemic threshold, increasing trend)
        Conjunctivitis: 104
        Diarrhoea: 471
        Chickenpox: 15

        Influenza indicators for E-week 4 (19 Jan 2014 - 25 Jan 2014) are as follows:
        The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI increased from 3,124 (over 5.5 working
        days) in E-week 3, to 3,288 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 4.

        The proportion of patients with influenza-like illness (ILI) among the polyclinic attendances for ARI remained low at 1%.

        The overall prevalence of Influenza among ILI samples (n=199) in the community was 51.8% in the past 4 weeks. Of all
        the influenza virus isolates in December 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised
        68.5%, 22.6% and 8.1% respectively.
        ...
        Twitter: @RonanKelly13
        The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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        • #5
          Re: Singapore - Weekly Infectious Disease Bulletin 2014

          EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 5 26 Jan - 1 Feb 2014


          10 cases of Campylobacteriosis, 25 Salmonellosis, 16 Chikungunya, 236 Dengue (above warning level, decreasing), 214 HFMD - see link for full list.

          Average daily clinic visits;
          ARI: 3,242 (above epidemic threshold, steady)
          Conjunctivitis: 102
          Diarrhoea: 479
          Chickenpox: 14

          Influenza indicators for E-week 5 (26 Jan 2014 - 1 Feb 2014) are as follows:
          The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 3,288 (over 5.5 working
          days) in E-week 4 to 3,242 (over 3.5 working days) in E-week 5

          The proportion of patients with influenza-like illness (ILI) among the polyclinic attendances for ARI remained low at 1%.
          The overall prevalence of Influenza among ILI samples (n=199) in the community was 51.8% in the past 4 weeks. Of all
          the influenza virus isolates in December 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised
          68.5%, 22.6% and 8.1% respectively.
          ...
          Twitter: @RonanKelly13
          The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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          • #6
            Re: Singapore - Weekly Infectious Disease Bulletin 2014

            EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 6 2 - 8 Feb 2014


            26 cases of Salmonellosis, 9 Chikungunya, 273 Dengue (above epidemic threshold), 1 DHF, 312 HFMD, 12 Mumps - see link for full list.

            Average daily clinic visits;
            ARI: 3,200 (at epidemic threshold, falling slowly)
            Conjunctivitis: 114
            Diarrhoea: 490
            Chickenpox: 18

            Influenza indicators for E-week 6 (2 Feb 2014 - 8 Feb 2014) are as follows:
            The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 3,242 (over 3.5 working
            days) in E-week 5 to 3,200 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 6

            The proportion of patients with influenza-like illness (ILI) among the polyclinic attendances for ARI remained low at 1%.
            The overall prevalence of Influenza among ILI samples (n=150) in the community was 43.3% in the past 4 weeks. Of all
            the influenza virus isolates in January 2014, influenza B, influenza A(H1N1-2009), influenza A(H3N2) comprised 39.4%,
            30.8% and 28.8% respectively.
            ...
            Twitter: @RonanKelly13
            The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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            • #7
              Re: Singapore - Weekly Infectious Disease Bulletin 2014

              EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 7 9 - 15 Feb 2014


              30 cases of Salmonellosis, 370 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, rising), 329 HFMD, 10 Mumps - see link for full list.

              Average daily clinic visits;
              ARI: 2,793
              Conjunctivitis: 100
              Diarrhoea: 524 (above warning level, rising)
              Chickenpox: 19

              Influenza indicators for E-week 7 (9 Feb 2014 - 15 Feb 2014) are as follows:
              The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 3,200 (over 5.5 working
              days) in E-week 6 to 2,793 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 7

              The proportion of patients with influenza-like illness (ILI) among the polyclinic attendances for ARI remained low at below
              1%.
              The overall prevalence of Influenza among ILI samples (n=151) in the community was 45.0% in the past 4 weeks. Of all
              the influenza virus isolates in January 2014, influenza B, influenza A(H1N1-2009), influenza A(H3N2) comprised 39.4%,
              32.1% and 27.5% respectively
              ...
              Twitter: @RonanKelly13
              The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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              • #8
                Re: Singapore - Weekly Infectious Disease Bulletin 2014

                EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 8 16 - 22 Feb 2014


                21 cases of Salmonellosis, 11 Chikungunya, 196 Dengue (above warning level), 1 DHF, 373 HFMD, 11 Mumps - see link for full list.

                Average daily clinic visits;
                ARI: 2,590
                Conjunctivitis: 104
                Diarrhoea: 461 (above warning level, rising)
                Chickenpox: 17

                Influenza indicators for E-week 8 (16 Feb 2014 - 22 Feb 2014) are as follows:
                The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 2,793 (over 5.5 working
                days) in E-week 7 to 2,590 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 8

                The proportion of patients with influenza-like illness (ILI) among the polyclinic attendances for ARI remained low at below
                1%.
                The overall prevalence of Influenza among ILI samples (n=151) in the community was 43.1% in the past 4 weeks. Of all
                the influenza virus isolates in January 2014, influenza B, influenza A(H1N1-2009), influenza A(H3N2) comprised 39.4%,
                32.1% and 27.5% respectively.
                ...
                Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

                Comment


                • #9
                  Re: Singapore - Weekly Infectious Disease Bulletin 2014

                  EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 9 23 Feb - 1 Mar 2014


                  12 cases of Campylobacteriosis, 23 Salmonellosis, 3 Chikungunya, 187 Dengue, 1 DHF, 331 HFMD, 8 Measles, 14 Mumps - See link for full list.

                  Average daily clinic visits;
                  ARI: 2,576
                  Conjunctivitis: 100
                  Diarrhoea: 424
                  Chickenpox: 20

                  Influenza indicators for E-week 9 (23 Feb 2014 - 1 Mar 2014) are as follows:
                  The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 2,590 (over 5.5 working
                  days) in E-week 8 to 2,576 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 9.

                  The proportion of patients with influenza-like illness (ILI) among the polyclinic attendances for ARI remained low at below
                  1%.
                  The overall prevalence of Influenza among ILI samples (n=142) in the community was 39.4% in the past 4 weeks. Of all
                  the influenza virus isolates in February 2014, influenza B, influenza A(H1N1-2009) and influenza A(H3N2) comprised
                  45.6%, 36.8% and 15.8% respectively.
                  ...
                  Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                  The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Re: Singapore - Weekly Infectious Disease Bulletin 2014

                    Epidemiological Week 10 2 - 8 Mar 2014


                    22 cases of Salmonellosis, 209 Dengue (above warning level), 1 DHF, 321 HFMD, see link for full list.

                    Average daily clinic visits;
                    ARI: 2,473
                    Conjunctivitis: 99
                    Diarrhoea: 452
                    Chickenpox: 17

                    Influenza indicators for E-week 10 (2 Mar 2014 - 8 Mar 2014) are as follows:
                    The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 2,576 (over 5.5 working
                    days) in E-week 9 to 2,473 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 10.

                    The proportion of patients with influenza-like illness (ILI) among the polyclinic attendances for ARI remained low at below
                    1%.
                    The overall prevalence of Influenza among ILI samples (n=132) in the community was 37.9% in the past 4 weeks. Of all
                    the influenza virus isolates in February 2014, influenza B, influenza A(H1N1-2009) and influenza A(H3N2) comprised
                    45.6%, 36.8% and 15.8% respectively.
                    ...
                    Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                    The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Re: Singapore - Weekly Infectious Disease Bulletin 2014

                      Epidemiological Week 11 9 - 15 Mar 2014


                      11 cases of Campylobacteriosis, 36 Salmonellosis, 5 Chikungunya, 224 Dengue (above warning level, rising), 1 DHF, 309 HFMD, 12 Mumps - see link for full list.

                      Average daily clinic visits;
                      ARI: 2,493
                      Conjunctivitis: 98
                      Diarrhoea: 406
                      Chickenpox: 18

                      Influenza indicators for E-week 11 (9 Mar 2014 - 15 Mar 2014) are as follows:
                      The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI increased from 2,473 (over 5.5 working
                      days) in E-week 10 to 2,493 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 11.

                      The proportion of patients with influenza-like illness (ILI) among the polyclinic attendances for ARI remained low at below
                      1%.
                      The overall prevalence of Influenza among ILI samples (n=126) in the community was 34.1% in the past 4 weeks. Of all
                      the influenza virus isolates in February 2014, influenza B, influenza A(H1N1-2009) and influenza A(H3N2) comprised
                      48.3%, 35.0% and 15.0% respectively.
                      ...
                      Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                      The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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                      • #12
                        Re: Singapore - Weekly Infectious Disease Bulletin 2014

                        EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 12 16 - 22 Mar 2014


                        11 cases of Campylobacteriosis, 40 Salmonellosis, 210 Dengue (above warning level, steady), 247 HFMD, see link for full list.

                        Average daily clinic visits;
                        ARI: 2,003
                        Conjunctivitis: 72
                        Diarrhoea: 359
                        Chickenpox: 12

                        Influenza indicators for E-week 12 (16 Mar 2014 - 22 Mar 2014) are as follows:
                        The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 2,493 (over 5.5 working
                        days) in E-week 11 to 2,003 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 12.

                        The proportion of patients with influenza-like illness (ILI) among the polyclinic attendances for ARI remained low at below
                        1%.
                        The overall prevalence of Influenza among ILI samples (n=99) in the community was 30.3% in the past 4 weeks. Of all
                        the influenza virus isolates in February 2014, influenza B, influenza A(H1N1-2009) and influenza A(H3N2) comprised
                        48.3%, 35.0% and 15.0% respectively.
                        ...
                        Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                        The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Re: Singapore - Weekly Infectious Disease Bulletin 2014

                          EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 13 23 - 29 Mar 2014


                          10 cases of Campylobacteriosis, 42 Salmonellosis, 225 Dengue (above warning level, steady), 312 HFMD, 18 Mumps - see link for full list.

                          Average daily clinic visits;
                          ARI: 2,198
                          Conjunctivitis: 83
                          Diarrhoea: 452
                          Chickenpox: 15

                          Influenza indicators for E-week 13 (23 Mar 2014 - 29 Mar 2014) are as follows:
                          The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI increased from 2,003 (over 5.5 working
                          days) in E-week 12 to 2,198 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 13.

                          The proportion of patients with influenza-like illness (ILI) among the polyclinic attendances for ARI remained low at below
                          1%.
                          The overall prevalence of Influenza among ILI samples (n=104) in the community was 28.8% in the past 4 weeks. Of all
                          the influenza virus isolates in March 2014, influenza B, influenza A(H1N1-2009) and influenza A(H3N2) comprised 63.3%,
                          26.7% and 10.0% respectively.

                          ...
                          Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                          The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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                          • #14
                            Re: Singapore - Weekly Infectious Disease Bulletin 2014

                            EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 14 30 Mar - 5 Apr 2014


                            14 cases of Campylobacteriosis, 44 Salmonellosis, 240 Dengue (at epidemic threshold, rising trend), 341 HFMD - see link for full list.

                            Average daily clinic visits;
                            ARI: 2,059
                            Conjunctivitis: 74
                            Diarrhoea: 424
                            Chickenpox: 19

                            Influenza indicators for E-week 14 (30 Mar 2014 - 5 Apr 2014) are as follows:
                            The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 2,198 (over 5.5 working
                            days) in E-week 13 to 2,059 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 14.
                            The proportion of patients with influenza-like illness (ILI) among the polyclinic attendances for ARI remained low at below
                            1%.
                            The overall prevalence of Influenza among ILI samples (n=100) in the community was 33.0% in the past 4 weeks. Of all
                            the influenza virus isolates in March 2014, influenza B, influenza A(H1N1-2009) and influenza A(H3N2) comprised 67.6%,
                            23.5% and 8.8% respectively.
                            ...
                            Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                            The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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                            • #15
                              Re: Singapore - Weekly Infectious Disease Bulletin 2014

                              EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 15 6 - 12 Apr 2014


                              41 cases of Salmonellosis, 246 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, rising trend), 1 DHF, 312 HFMD, 17 Mumps - see link for full list.

                              Average daily clinic visits;
                              ARI: 2,248
                              Conjunctivitis: 81
                              Diarrhoea: 451
                              Chickenpox: 15

                              Influenza indicators for E-week 15 (6 Apr 2014 - 12 Apr 2014) are as follows:
                              The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI increased from 2,059 (over 5.5 working
                              days) in E-week 14 to 2,248 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 15.

                              The proportion of patients with influenza-like illness (ILI) among the polyclinic attendances for ARI remained low at below
                              1%.
                              The overall prevalence of Influenza among ILI samples (n=117) in the community was 29.1% in the past 4 weeks. Of all
                              the influenza virus isolates in March 2014, influenza B, influenza A(H1N1-2009) and influenza A(H3N2) comprised 67.6%,
                              23.5% and 8.8% respectively.
                              ...
                              Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                              The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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