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    Week 33 was released after week 34 for some reason.

    WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
    EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 33
    11 - 17 Aug 2013

    28 cases of Salmonellosis, 26 Chikungunya, 378 Dengue (above epidemic threshold), 745 HFMD (above warning level)- see link for full list.

    Average daily clinic visits;
    ARI: 2,700
    Conjunctivitis: 97
    Diarrhoea: 586 (above epidemic threshold)
    Chickenpox: 18

    Influenza indicators for E-week 33 (11 - 17 Aug 2013) are as follows:
    The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI increased from 2,426 (over 3.5 working days) in E-week 32 to 2,700 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 33.

    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=62) in the community was 35.5% 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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    WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
    EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 34
    18 - 24 Aug 2013

    13 cases of Campylobacteriosis, 21 Salmonellosis, 15 Chikungunya, 340 Dengue (above epidemic threshold), 3 DHF, 798 HFMD (above warning level) - see link for full list.

    Average daily clinic visits;
    ARI: 2,565
    Conjunctivitis: 100
    Diarrhoea: 547 (above warning level)
    Chickenpox: 22

    Influenza indicators for E-week 34 (18 - 24 Aug 2013) are as follows:
    The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 2,700 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 33 to 2,565 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 34.

    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=53) in the community was 39.6% 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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      WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
      EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 35
      25 - 31 Aug 2013

      37 cases of Salmonellosis, 38 Chikungunya, 382 Dengue (above epidemic threshold) , 4 DHF, 888 HFMD (above warning level) , see link for full list.

      Average daily clinic visits;
      ARI: 2,380
      Conjunctivitis: 88
      Diarrhoea: 508
      Chickenpox: 16

      Influenza indicators for E-week 35 (25 - 31 Aug 2013) are as follows:
      The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 2,565 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 34 to 2,380 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 35.

      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=53) in the community was 35.8% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in August 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009) and influenza B comprised 63.2%, 5.3% and 31.6% respectively.
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        WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
        EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 36
        1 - 7 Sep 2013

        38 cases of Salmonellosis, 42 Chikungunya, 452 Dengue (above epidemic threshold), 3 DHF, 860 HFMD (above warning level), see link for full list.

        Average daily clinic visits;
        ARI: 2,262
        Conjunctivitis: 92
        Diarrhoea: 455
        Chickenpox: 15

        Influenza indicators for E-week 36 (1 - 7 Sep 2013) are as follows:
        The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 2,380 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 35 to 2,262 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 36.

        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=50) in the community was 36.0% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in August 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009) and influenza B comprised 63.2%, 5.3% and 31.6% respectively.
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          WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
          EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 37
          8 - 14 Sep 2013


          34 cases of Salmonellosis, 39 cases of Chikungunya, 339 Dengue (above epidemic threshold), 2 DHF, 960 HFMD (above epidemic threshold), see link for full list.

          Average daily clinic visits;
          ARI: 2,211
          Conjunctivitis: 84
          Diarrhoea: 454
          Chickenpox: 15

          Influenza indicators for E-week 37 (8 - 14 Sep 2013) are as follows:
          The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 2,262 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 36 to 2,211 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 37.
          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=45) in the community was 28.9% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in August 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza A(H1N1-2009) and influenza B comprised 63.2%, 5.3% and 31.6% respectively.
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            WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
            EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 38
            15 - 21 Sep 2013

            47 cases of Salmonellosis, 49 Chikungunya, 371 Dengue (above epidemic threshold), 6 DHF, 1,062 HFMD (above epidemic threshold), see link for full list.

            Average daily clinic visits;
            ARI: 2,373
            Conjunctivitis: 98
            Diarrhoea: 515 (above warning level)
            Chickenpox: 25

            Influenza indicators for E-week 38 (15 - 21 Sep 2013) are as follows:
            The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI increased from 2,211 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 37 to 2,373 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 38.
            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=68) in the community was 36.8% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in August 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised 63.2%, 31.6% and 5.3% respectively.

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              WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
              EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 39
              22 - 28 Sep 2013

              52 cases of Salmonellosis, 32 Chikungunya, 402 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, rising), 4 DHF, 1,109 HFMD (above epidemic threshold, rising), see link for full list.

              Average daily clinic visits;
              ARI: 2,180
              Conjunctivitis: 91
              Diarrhoea: 490
              Chickenpox: 20

              Influenza indicators for E-week 39 (22 - 28 Sep 2013) are as follows:
              The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 2,373 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 38 to 2,180 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 39.

              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=97) in the community was 46.4% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in August 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised 63.2%, 31.6% and 5.3% respectively.
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                WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 40
                29 Sep - 5 Oct 2013

                66 cases of Salmonellosis, 17 Chikungunya, 439 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, rising), 2 DHF, 1,079 HFMD (above epidemic threshold, steady) - see link for full list.

                Average daily clinic visits;
                ARI: 2,301
                Conjunctivitis: 82
                Diarrhoea: 472
                Chickenpox: 21

                Influenza indicators for E-week 40 (29 Sep - 5 Oct 2013) are as follows:
                The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI increased from 2,180 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 39 to 2,301 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 40.

                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=117) in the community was 44.4% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in September 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised 58.7%, 34.8% and 6.5% respectively.
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                  WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                  EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 41
                  6 - 12 Oct 2013

                  46 cases of Salmonellosis, 23 Chikungunya, 437 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, steady), 3 DHF, 1,247 HFMD (above epidemic threshold, rising), see link for full list.

                  Average daily clinic visits;
                  ARI: 2,429
                  Conjunctivitis: 90
                  Diarrhoea: 453
                  Chickenpox: 17

                  Influenza indicators for E-week 41 (6 - 12 Oct 2013) are as follows:
                  The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI increased from 2,301 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 40 to 2,429 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 41.

                  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=152) in the community was 48.7% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in September 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised 58.7%, 34.8% and 6.5% respectively.
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                    WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                    EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 42
                    13 - 19 Oct 2013

                    41 cases of Salmonellosis, 16 cases of Chikungunya, 371 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, decreasing), 3 DHF, 1,148 HFMD (above epidemic threshold, steady) - see link for full details.

                    Average daily clinic visits;
                    ARI: 2,429
                    Conjunctivitis: 86
                    Diarrhoea: 481
                    Chickenpox: 21

                    Influenza indicators for E-week 42 (13 - 19 Oct 2013) are as follows:
                    The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI in E-week 42 (over 4.5 working days) and E-week 41 (over 5.5 working days) remained the same at 2,429.

                    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=171) in the community was 42.7% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in September 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised 58.7%, 34.8% and 6.5% respectively.
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                      WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                      EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 43
                      20 - 26 Oct 2013

                      37 cases of Salmonellosis, 21 Chikungunya, 495 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, rising), 1,029 HFMD (above epidemic threshold, falling)- see link for full list.

                      Average daily clinic visits;
                      ARI: 2,401
                      Conjunctivitis: 80
                      Diarrhoea: 456
                      Chickenpox: 18

                      Influenza indicators for E-week 43 (20 - 26 Oct 2013) are as follows:
                      The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 2,429 (over 4.5 working days) in E-week 42 to 2,401 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 43.

                      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=171) in the community was 41.5% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in September 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised 58.7%, 34.8% and 6.5% respectively.
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                        WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                        EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 44
                        27 Oct - 2 Nov 2013

                        27 cases of Salmonellosis, 22 Chikungunya, 458 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, steady), 1 DHF, 914 HFMD (above epidemic threshold, falling) - see link for full list.

                        Average daily clinic visits;
                        ARI: 2,155
                        Conjunctivitis: 77
                        Diarrhoea: 397
                        Chickenpox: 16

                        Influenza indicators for E-week 44 (27 Oct - 2 Nov 2013) are as follows:
                        The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI decreased from 2,401 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 43 to 2,371 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 44.

                        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=213) in the community was 42.3% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in October 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised 69.5%, 16.8% and 13.7% respectively.
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                          WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                          EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 45
                          3 - 9 Nov 2013

                          46 cases of Salmonellosis, 31 Chikungunya, 401 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, decreasing), 1 DHF, 1,003 HFMD (above epidemic threshold, steady) - see link for full list.

                          Average daily clinic visits;
                          ARI: 3,018 (at warning level)
                          Conjunctivitis: 97
                          Diarrhoea: 515 (above warning level)
                          Chickenpox: 19

                          Influenza indicators for E-week 45 (3 Nov - 9 Nov 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 44 to 2,469 (over 4.5 working days) in E-week 45.

                          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=191) in the community was 40.8% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in October 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised 69.5%, 16.8% and 13.7% respectively.
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                            WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                            EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 46
                            10 - 16 Nov 2013

                            12 cases of Campylobacteriosis, 26 Salmonellosis, 23 Chikungunya, 445 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, steady), 2 DHF, 848 HFMD (above warning level, decreasing) - See link for full list.

                            Average daily clinic visits;
                            ARI: 2,494
                            Conjunctivitis: 86
                            Diarrhoea: 420
                            Chickenpox: 13

                            Influenza indicators for E-week 46 (10 Nov - 16 Nov 2013) are as follows:
                            The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI increased from 2,469 (over 4.5 working days) in E-week 45 to 2,494 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 46.

                            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=205) in the community was 43.4% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in October 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised 69.5%, 16.8% and 13.7% respectively.

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                              WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                              EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 47
                              17 - 23 Nov 2013

                              29 Cases of Salmonellosis, 36 Chikungunya, 366 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, declining), 3 Encephalitis, 736 HFMD (above warning level, declining), 11 mumps - see link for full list.

                              Average daily clinic visits;
                              ARI: 2,576
                              Conjunctivitis: 87
                              Diarrhoea: 387
                              Chickenpox: 16

                              Influenza indicators for E-week 47 (17 Nov - 23 Nov 2013) are as follows:
                              The average daily number of patients seeking treatment in the polyclinics for ARI increased from 2,494 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 46 to 2,576 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 47.

                              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=206) in the community was 47.1% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in October 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised 69.5%, 16.8% and 13.7% respectively.
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                                WEEKLY INFECTIOUS DISEASE BULLETIN
                                EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 48
                                24 - 30 Nov 2013

                                45 cases of Salmonellosis, 27 Chikungunya, 373 Dengue (above epidemic threshold, steady, 607 HFMD - see link for full list.

                                Average daily clinic visits;
                                ARI: 2,363
                                Conjunctivitis: 79
                                Diarrhoea: 398
                                Chickenpox: 14

                                Influenza indicators for E-week 48 (24 Nov - 30 Nov 2013) 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 47 to 2,363 (over 5.5 working days) in E-week 48.

                                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=208) in the community was 52.4% in the past 4 weeks. Of all the influenza virus isolates in November 2013, influenza A(H3N2), influenza B and influenza A(H1N1-2009) comprised 68.1%, 22.4% and 6.9% respectively.
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