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  • Pathfinder
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    Influenza Activity in Newfoundland and Labrador - FluWatch Week 17 - 33 hospitalizations, 2 deaths (since October 1st, 2010)

    Influenza Activity in Newfoundland and Labrador
    April 24 ? April 30, 2011 FluWatch Week: 17



    Summary:

    No NL influenza samples were tested at the National Microbiology

    Lab in week 17. The NL sentinel ILI consultation rate decreased. Influenza
    outbreaks were reported in two RHAs (LTC facility in Western; Community in
    Eastern).


    Laboratory Confirmed Cases in NL


    0 samples were tested for influenza this week in NL
    203 lab-confirmed cases of influenza have been reported since Oct. 1st, 2010
    187 were type A (114 H3N2, 6 H1N1, 67 untyped); 16 were type B
    Week : N/A
    (%pos: N/A)
    Total : 203



    Sentinel Physician Reporting in NL

    Sentinel physicians report 3.8% of patients presented with ILI symptoms
    Eastern: 3.2%; Central: 9.3%; Western: N/A%; Labrador-Grenfell: 1.8%
    The age group of 5-19 years shows the highest rate of ILI cases (11.9%)



    Hospitalizations in NL

    33 Hospitalizations due to laboratory confirmed influenza since October 1st, 2010

    Of these, 4 ICU admission due to laboratory confirmed influenza
    2 influenza-related deaths due to laboratory confirmed influenza
    Wk hosp : 1
    Tot hosp
    : 33

    Wk deaths: 0

    Tot deaths: 2



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  • Pathfinder
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    Re: Influenza Activity in Newfoundland and Labrador - FluWatch Week 11

    Influenza Activity in Newfoundland and Labrador
    March 13 ? March 19, 2011 FluWatch Week: 11

    Summary:

    There was a significant increase in the number of influenza and ILI
    outbreaks reported this week. The proportion of positive influenza detections
    decreased and the ILI consultation rate increased from the previous week.
    ...
    Laboratory Confirmed Cases in NL


    16/63 samples tested positive for influenza this week in NL
    16 were type A (0 H3N2, 0 H1N1, 16 untyped); 0 was type B
    100 lab-confirmed cases of influenza have been reported since Oct. 1st, 2010
    99 were type A (70 H3N2, 4 H1N1, 25 untyped); 1 was type B



    Hospitalizations in NL

    21 Hospitalizations due to laboratory confirmed influenza since October 1st, 2010

    Of these, 2 ICU admission due to laboratory confirmed influenza

    0 Deaths due to laboratory confirmed influenza since October 1st, 2010

    Full report:
    http://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/p...11_week_11.pdf


    Previous reports:
    http://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/p...lance.html#flu

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  • Pathfinder
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    Re: Influenza Activity in Newfoundland and Labrador - FluWatch Week 5

    Influenza Activity in Newfoundland and Labrador
    January 30 – February 5, 2011 FluWatch Week: 5


    Summary:
    Sentinel sites and physicians ILI activity has levelled off.

    Activity Level:
    2- Sporadic

    Laboratory Confirmed Cases

    1/26 samples tested positive for influenza this week in NL.

    10 lab-confirmed cases of influenza have been reported since October


    Full report:

    Last edited by Pathfinder; February 24, 2011, 12:33 PM. Reason: Spacing

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    Re: Influenza Activity in Newfoundland and Labrador - FluWatch Weeks 2-3-4

    Influenza Activity in Newfoundland and Labrador

    January 9 ? 15, 2011
    FluWatch Week: 2

    Summary:

    The first laboratory confirmed cases of influenza were reported in
    Week 1 - January 2-8. 2011. Sentinel sites and physicians report an increasing amount of ILI activity.

    Activity Level: 2- Sporadic


    Full report:



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    Influenza Activity in Newfoundland and Labrador


    January 16 ? 22, 2011
    FluWatch Week: 3


    Summary:

    The first laboratory confirmed cases of influenza were reported in

    Week 1 - January 2-8. 2011. Sentinel sites and physicians report an increasing amount of ILI activity.


    Activity Level: 2- Sporadic


    Full report:



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    Influenza Activity in Newfoundland and Labrador


    January 23 ? 29, 2011
    FluWatch Week: 4



    Summary:

    The first laboratory confirmed cases of influenza were reported in

    Week 1 - January 2-8. 2011. Sentinel sites and physicians report an increasing amount of ILI activity.


    Activity Level: 2- Sporadic
    ...

    - 10 lab-confirmed cases of influenza have been reported since October 1st, 2010.

    - 4.8% of patients presented with ILI symptoms; with a maximum of 10.5% in Eastern Rural.


    - The age group of 0-4 years shows the highest rate of ILI cases with 2 of 15 cases presenting with ILI symptoms.



    - 5 Hospitalizations due to laboratory confirmed influenza



    - 1 ICU admission due to laboratory confirmed influenza


    - 0 Deaths due to laboratory confirmed influenza

    Full report:


    http://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/p...lance.html#flu

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  • Pathfinder
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    Influenza Activity in Newfoundland and Labrador - FluWatch Week 1

    Influenza Activity in Newfoundland and Labrador
    January 2 ? 8, 2011
    FluWatch Week: 1

    Summary:
    The first laboratory confirmed cases of influenza were reported this
    week. Sentinel sites and physicians report an increasing amount of ILI activity.






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  • Influenza Activity in Newfoundland and Labrador - FluWatch Week 17 - 33 hospitalizations, 2 deaths (since October 1st, 2010)

    Influenza Activity in Newfoundland and Labrador

    December 19 2010 ? January 1 2011
    FluWatch Weeks: 51-52


    Summary:
    No laboratory confirmed cases of influenza have been reported in
    the province this flu season. Sentinel sites and physicians report little ILI activity.


    Full report:

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