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    WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
    EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 17
    21-27 Apr 2013

    51 cases of Salmonellosis, 24 Chikungunya, 537 Dengue (well above the epidemic threshold), 2 DHF, 579 HFMD, 15 mumps - see link for full list.

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    Average daily clinic visits;
    ARI: 2,699
    Conjunctivitis: 95
    Diarrhoea: 444
    Chickenpox: 13

    Influenza indicators for E-week 17 (21 April - 27 April 2013) are as follows:
    The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI remained stable at 2,699 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 17, compared to 2,688 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 16, remaining below the warning level.

    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=134) in the community was 23.9% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in March 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009), and influenza B comprised 29.2%, 45.8% and 25.% respectively.
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      WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
      EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 19 (no week 18 report released)
      5 - 11 May 2013

      30 cases of Salmonellosis, 30 Chikungunya, 559 Dengue (well above epidemic level), 3 DHF, 629 HFMD - see link for full list.

      Average daily clinic visits;
      ARI: 2,747
      Conjunctivitis: 91
      Diarrhoea: 478
      Chickenpox: 14

      Influenza indicators for E-week 19 (5 - 11 May 2013) are as follows:
      The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI remained stable at 2,747 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 19, compared to 2,854 (over 4.5 working days) in E-week 18, remaining below the warning level.

      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=162) in the community was 18.5% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in April 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009), and influenza B comprised 44.7%, 31.6% and 23.7% respectively.

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        WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
        EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 20
        12 - 18 May 2013

        45 cases of Salmonellosis, 28 Chikungunya, 610 Dengue (New High - well above epidemic level), 701 HFMD (above warning level), 11 invasive Pneumococcal disease - see link for full list.

        Average daily clinic visits;
        ARI: 2,519
        Conjunctivitis: 90
        Diarrhoea: 452
        Chickenpox: 18

        Influenza indicators for E-week 20 (12 - 18 May 2013) are as follows:
        The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI remained stable at 2,519 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 20, compared to 2,747 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 19, remaining below the warning level.
        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=153) in the community was 25.5% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in April 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009), and influenza B comprised 44.7%, 31.6% and 23.7% respectively.
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          WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
          EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 21
          19 - 25 May 2013

          15 cases of Chikungunya, 638 Dengue (another new high - well above epidemic level), 3 DHF, 673 HFMD, see link for full list.

          Average daily clinic visits;
          ARI: 2,726
          Conjunctivitis: 90
          Diarrhoea: 452
          Chickenpox: 11

          Influenza indicators for E-week 21 (19 - 25 May 2013) are as follows:
          The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI remained stable at 2,726 (over 4.5 working days) in E-week 21, compared to 2,519 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 20.

          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=149) in the community was 30.2% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in April 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009), and influenza B comprised 44.7%, 31.6% and 23.7% respectively.

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            WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
            EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 22
            26 May - 1 Jun 2013

            42 cases of Salmonellosis, 31 Chikungunya, 743 Dengue (new high above epidemic threshold), 3 DHF, 782 HFMD (above warning level), see link for full list.

            Average daily clinic visits;
            ARI: 2,733
            Conjunctivitis: 85
            Diarrhoea: 460
            Chickenpox: 13

            Influenza indicators for E-week 22 (26 May - 1 Jun 2013) are as follows:
            The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI remained stable at 2,733 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 22, compared to 2,726 (over 4.5 working days) in E-week 21.

            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=159) in the community was 37.7% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in May 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009), and influenza B comprised 71.0%, 8.1% and 19.4% respectively.
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              WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
              EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 23
              2 - 8 Jun 2013

              51 cases of Salmonellosis, 40 Chikungunya, 815 Dengue (new record well above epidemic level), 1 DHF, 699 HFMD (above warning level), 14 mumps - see link for full list.

              Average daily clinic visits;
              ARI: 2,434
              Conjunctivitis: 76
              Diarrhoea: 403
              Chickenpox: 9

              Influenza indicators for E-week 23 (2 Jun - 8 Jun 2013) are as follows:
              The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI remained stable at 2,434 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 23, compared to 2,733 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 22.

              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=169) in the community was 42.0% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in May 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009), and influenza B comprised 71.2%, 7.6% and 19.7% respectively.
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                WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 24
                9 - 15 Jun 2013

                32 cases of Salmonellosis, 39 Chikungunya, 806 Dengue, 4 DHF, 736 HFMD, see link for full list.

                Average daily clinic visits;
                ARI: 2,330
                Conjunctivitis: 80
                Diarrhoea: 378
                Chickenpox: 10

                Influenza indicators for E-week 24 (9 Jun - 15 Jun 2013) are as follows:
                The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI remained stable at 2,330 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 24, compared to 2,434 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 23.

                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=162) in the community was 45.7% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in May 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009), and influenza B comprised 72.1%, 8.8% and 19.1% respectively.
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                  WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                  EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 25
                  16 - 22 Jun 2013

                  33 cases of Salmonellosis, 46 Chikungunya, 838 Dengue (new record high above epidemic threshold), 4 DHF, 584 HFMD, see link for full list.

                  Average daily clinic visits;
                  ARI: 2,755
                  Conjunctivitis: 104
                  Diarrhoea: 317
                  Chickenpox: 13

                  Influenza indicators for E-week 25 (16 - 22 Jun 2013) are as follows:
                  The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI remained stable at 2,755 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 25, compared to 2,330 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 24.

                  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=164) in the community was 43.9% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in May 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009), and influenza B comprised 72.1%, 8.8% and 19.1% respectively.
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                    WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                    EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 26
                    23 - 29 Jun 2013

                    34 cases of Salmonellosis, 24 Chikungunya, 803 Dengue above epidemic threshold), 4 DHF, 461 HFMD, 10 mumps - see link for full list.

                    Average daily clinic visits;
                    ARI: 2,413
                    Conjunctivitis: 91
                    Diarrhoea: 372
                    Chickenpox: 10

                    Influenza indicators for E-week 26 (23 - 29 Jun 2013) are as follows:
                    The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI remained stable at 2,413 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 26, compared to 2,755 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 25.

                    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=146) in the community was 42.5% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in May 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009), and influenza B comprised 72.1%, 8.8% and 19.1% respectively.
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                      WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                      EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 27
                      30 Jun - 6 Jul 2013

                      30 cases of Salmonellosis, 26 Chikungunya, 677 Dengue (well above epidemic threshold), 1 DHF, 445 HFMD, 16 mumps - see link for full list.

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                      Average daily clinic visits;
                      ARI: 2,368
                      Conjunctivitis: 88
                      Diarrhoea: 501
                      Chickenpox: 14

                      Influenza indicators for E-week 27 (30 Jun - 6 Jul 2013) are as follows:
                      The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI remained stable at 2,368 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 27, compared to 2,413 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 26.

                      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=104) in the community was 39.4% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in June 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009), and influenza B comprised 79.0%, 3.2% and 17.7% respectively.
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                        WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                        EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 28
                        7 - 13 Jul 2013

                        45 cases of Salmonellosis, 26 Chikungunya, 541 Dengue (above epidemic threshold), 1 DHF, 483 HFMD, see link for full list.

                        Average daily clinic visits;
                        ARI: 2,371
                        Conjunctivitis: 84
                        Diarrhoea: 523 (above warning level)
                        Chickenpox: 15

                        Influenza indicators for E-week 28 (7 Jul - 13 Jul 2013) are as follows:
                        The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI remained stable at 2,371 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 28, compared to 2,368 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 27.

                        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=104) in the community was 26.0% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in June 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009), and influenza B comprised 79.0%, 3.2% and 17.7% respectively.
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                          WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                          EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 29
                          14 - 20 Jul 2013

                          10 cases of Campylobacteriosis, 32 Salmonellosis, 16 Chikungunya, 393 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, but declining), 1 DHF, 578 HFMD, 16 mumps - see link for full list.

                          Average daily clinic visits;
                          ARI: 2,543
                          Conjunctivitis: 88
                          Diarrhoea: 544 (above warning level)
                          Chickenpox: 14

                          Influenza indicators for E-week 29 (14 Jul - 20 Jul 2013) are as follows:
                          The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI increased from 2,371 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 28 to 2,543 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 29.
                          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=84) in the community was 21.4% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in June 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009), and influenza B comprised 79.0%, 3.2% and 17.7% respectively.
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                            WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                            EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 30
                            21 - 27 Jul 2013

                            30 cases of Salmonellosis, 20 Chikungunya, 305 Dengue(above epidemic threshold), 1 DHF, 590 HFMD, see link for full list.

                            Average daily clinic visits;
                            ARI: 2,423
                            Conjunctivitis: 85
                            Diarrhoea: 525 (above warning level)
                            Chickenpox: 15

                            Influenza indicators for E-week 30 (21 Jul - 27 Jul 2013) are as follows:
                            The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 2,543 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 29 to 2,423 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 30.

                            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=75) in the community was 20.0% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in June 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009), and influenza B comprised 79.0%, 3.2% and 17.7% respectively.
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                              WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                              EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 31
                              28 Jul - 3 Aug 2013

                              30 cases of Salmonellosis, 22 Chikungunya, 289 Dengue (above epidemic threshold), 1 DHF, 661 HFMD, 17 mumps - see link for full list.

                              Average daily clinic visits;
                              ARI: 2,476
                              Conjunctivitis: 91
                              Diarrhoea: 544 (above warning level)
                              Chickenpox: 20

                              Influenza indicators for E-week 31 (28 Jul - 3 Aug 2013) are as follows:
                              The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI increased from 2,423 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 30 to 2,476 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 31.

                              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=69) in the community was 23.2% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in July 2013, influenza A(H3N2) and influenza B comprised 71.4% and 28.6% respectively.
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                              • Re: Singapore MOH Updates

                                WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                                EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 32
                                4 - 10 Aug 2013

                                7 cases of Campylobacteriosis, 18 Salmonellosis, 7 Chikungunya, 258 Dengue (still above epidemic threshold, but down dramatically), 578 HFMD, 13 mumps - see link for full list.

                                Average daily clinic visits;
                                ARI: 2,426
                                Conjunctivitis: 91
                                Diarrhoea: 547 (above warning level)
                                Chickenpox: 15
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                                Influenza indicators for E-week 32 (4 - 10 Aug 2013) are as follows:
                                The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 2,476 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 31 to 2,426 (over 3.5 working days) in E-week 32.

                                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=59) in the community was 27.1% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in July 2013, influenza A(H3N2) and influenza B comprised 71.4% and 28.6% respectively.
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