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  • Illinois 2013-14 Flu Season Wks 43-28: 3 Total Pediatric Deaths

    http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/fluupdate13-14.htm

    Week 43, ending Oct 26
    Summary
    • For this reporting week, the proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI)1 was 1.34%.
    • Based on CDC criteria, Illinois influenza activity is classified as No Activity (see CDC FluView Section) for this reporting week.
    • Febrile Respiratory Illness (FRI) surveillance at Naval Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes was at or below expected value for this reporting week.
    • For this reporting week there were 78 influenza specimens tested by WHO/NREVSS collaborating Illinois laboratories (which includes all Illinois Department of Public Health Laboratories). All specimens tested negative for influenza.
    • Two influenza-associated Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admissions3 were reported for this reporting week.
    • No influenza-associated pediatric deaths were reported for this reporting week.
    • For this reporting week, no influenza outbreaks were reported in a long-term care facility.

    Novel Influenza A
    H3N2v
    • There are no updates or additional cases to report for Novel Influenza A (H3N2)v.
    H7N9
    • There are no updates or additional cases to report for Novel Influenza A H7N9.

    Influenza Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Admissions and Deaths
    There were two influenza related ICU admission (6 cumulative this season) and no deaths for this reporting week (0 cumulative this season).

    Laboratory Surveillance
    • For this reporting week there were 78 influenza specimens tested by WHO/NREVSS collaborating Illinois laboratories (which includes all Illinois Department of Public Health Laboratories). All specimens tested negative for influenza.
    For more information about circulating viruses visit:
    • St Louis Children’s Hospital Weekly Virus/Microbiology Update:
    http://slchlabtestguide.bjc.org/Defa...8-d4de90fa7424

    Influenza Outbreaks Reported in Long-Term Facilities (LTC) and Nursing Homes (NH)
    There were no outbreaks reported in long-term care facilities for this reporting week

    Antiviral Resistance:
    None found in the following samples: 3 H3N2, 28 H1N1 2009, 1 Flu B

    http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/13-14/11-1-13_w43.pdf
    The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

  • #2
    Re: Illinois 2013-2014 Influenza Season

    Week 44, ending Nov 2

    Summary for this reporting week
    * The proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness was 1.30%, which is below the regional baseline of 1.60%.
    * Illinois influenza activity is classified as No Activity.
    * Febrile Respiratory Illness surveillance at Naval Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes was at or below expected value.
    * There were 98 influenza specimens tested by WHO/NREVSS collaborating Illinois laboratories. All specimens tested negative for influenza.
    * No influenza-associated Intensive Care Unit admissions were reported.
    * No influenza-associated pediatric deaths were reported.
    * No influenza outbreaks were reported in a long-term care facility.

    http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/13-14/11-8-13_w44.pdf
    The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

    Comment


    • #3
      Re: Illinois 2013-2014 Influenza Season Wks 43-44

      Week 46, ending Nov 16

      • Illinois influenza activity is classified as Sporadic

      Summary
      • For this reporting week, the proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI)1 was 1.38%, which is below the regional baseline of 1.60%.
      • Febrile Respiratory Illness (FRI) surveillance at Naval Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes was at or below expected value for this reporting week.
      • For this reporting week there were 185 influenza specimens tested by WHO/NREVSS collaborating Illinois laboratories (which includes all Illinois Department of Public Health Laboratories). Three specimens tested positive for Influenza.
      • Two influenza-associated Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admissions were reported for this reporting week.
      • No influenza-associated pediatric deaths were reported for this reporting week.
      • For this reporting week, no influenza outbreaks were reported in a long-term care facility.

      http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/13-14/11-22-13_w46.pdf
      The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

      Comment


      • #4
        Re: Illinois 2013-14 Influenza Season Wks 43-47

        Week 47, ending Nov 23

        Illinois influenza activity is classified as Sporadic

        • For this reporting week, the proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI)1 was 1.15%, which is below the regional baseline of 1.60%.
        • Febrile Respiratory Illness (FRI) surveillance at Naval Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes was at or below expected value for this reporting week.
        • For this reporting week there were 134 influenza specimens tested by WHO/NREVSS collaborating Illinois laboratories. Three specimens tested positive for Influenza.
        • One influenza-associated Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admission was reported for this reporting week.
        • No influenza-associated pediatric deaths were reported for this reporting week.
        • For this reporting week, no influenza outbreaks were reported in a long-term care facility.

        http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/13-14/12-2-13_w47.pdf
        The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

        Comment


        • #5
          Re: Illinois 2013-14 Influenza Season Wks 43-48

          Week 48, ending Nov 30

          Illinois influenza activity: Sporadic
          Summary
          • For this reporting week, the proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI)1 was 1.34%, which is below the regional baseline of 1.60%.
          • Febrile Respiratory Illness (FRI) surveillance at Naval Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes was at or below expected value for this reporting week.
          • For this reporting week there were 162 influenza specimens tested by WHO/NREVSS collaborating Illinois laboratories (which includes all Illinois Department of Public Health Laboratories). Eight specimens tested positive for Influenza.
          • Five influenza-associated Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admissions were reported for this reporting week.
          • No influenza-associated pediatric deaths were reported for this reporting week.
          • For this reporting week, no influenza outbreaks were reported in a long-term care facility.

          http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/13-14/12-6-13_w48.pdf
          The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

          Comment


          • #6
            Re: Illinois 2013-14 Influenza Season Wks 43-49

            Week 49, ending Dec 7

            Illinois influenza activity: Local

            • For this reporting week, the proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI)1 was 1.72%, which is above the regional baseline of 1.60%.

            • Febrile Respiratory Illness (FRI) surveillance at Naval Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes was at or below expected value.

            • There were 194 influenza specimens tested by WHO/NREVSS collaborating Illinois laboratories. Twelve specimens tested positive for Influenza.

            • No influenza-associated pediatric deaths were reported for this reporting week.

            • For this reporting week, no influenza outbreaks were reported in a long-term care facility.

            • Influenza Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Admissions and Deaths:
            There were 3 influenza related ICU admissions (26 STD) and 0 deaths for this reporting week (3 STD).

            http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/13-14/12-16-13_w49.pdf
            The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

            Comment


            • #7
              Re: Illinois 2013-14 Influenza Season Wks 43-50

              Week 50, ending Dec 14
              Iinfluenza activity: Regional

              • For this reporting week, the proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI)1 was 2.18%, which is above the regional baseline of 1.60%.

              • For this reporting week there were 208 influenza specimens tested by WHO/NREVSS collaborating Illinois laboratories (which includes all Illinois Department of Public Health Laboratories). Twenty-nine specimens tested positive for Influenza.

              • Fifteen influenza-associated Intensive Care Unit admissions were reported for this reporting week.
              Seasonal Total admissions: 42
              Deaths: 3 (One each in weeks 45, 47, 48)

              • No influenza-associated pediatric deaths were reported for this reporting week.

              • For this reporting week, no influenza outbreaks were reported in a long-term care facility.

              http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/13-14/12-20-13_w50.pdf
              The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

              Comment


              • #8
                Re: Illinois 2013-14 Influenza Season Wks 43-52

                Week 51, ending Dec 21

                Influenza Activity: Regional

                Summary
                • For this reporting week, the proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI)1 was 1.94%, which is above the regional baseline of 1.60%.
                • For this reporting week there were 267 influenza specimens tested by WHO/NREVSS collaborating Illinois laboratories. Fifty-one specimens tested positive for Influenza.
                • Eighteen influenza-associated Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admissions were reported for this reporting week.
                • No influenza-associated pediatric deaths were reported for this reporting week.
                • For this reporting week, no influenza outbreaks were reported in a long-term care facility.

                http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/13-14/12-27-13_w51.pdf

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                Week 52, ending Dec 28

                Influenza activity: Widespread

                Summary
                • For this reporting week, the proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI)1 was 4.17%, which is above the regional baseline of 1.60%.
                • For this reporting week there were 506 influenza specimens tested by WHO/NREVSS collaborating Illinois laboratories. 150 specimens tested positive for Influenza.
                • Forty-two influenza-associated Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admissions were reported for this reporting week.
                • No influenza-associated pediatric deaths were reported for this reporting week.
                • For this reporting week, one influenza outbreak was reported in an assisted living facility in Whiteside County.

                • Laboratory Surveillance Totals
                2009 H1N1: 92
                A H3: 3
                Flu B: 10
                Subtyping Not Performed: 156
                Total Tested: 2215
                Total Positive: 261

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                http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/13-14/1-3-14_w52.pdf
                The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

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                • #9
                  Re: Illinois 2013-14 Flu Season Wks 43-01

                  Wk 01, ending Jan 4

                  • No influenza-associated pediatric deaths were reported for this reporting week.

                  • Seventy-four influenza-associated ICU admissions were reported for this reporting week.

                  Summary
                  • For this reporting week, the proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI)1 was 4.97%, which is above the regional baseline of 1.60%.
                  • Based on CDC criteria, Illinois influenza activity is classified as Widespread (see CDC FluView Section) for this reporting week.
                  • For this reporting week there were 692 influenza specimens tested by WHO/NREVSS collaborating Illinois laboratories. 202 specimens tested positive for Influenza.
                  • For this reporting week, four influenza outbreaks were reported.

                  http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/13-14/1-10-14_w1.pdf
                  The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Re: Illinois 2013-14 Flu Season Wks 43-02

                    Wk 02, ending Jan 11

                    0 influenza-associated pediatric deaths were reported for this reporting week.
                    14 other age deaths were reported for this week
                    97 influenza-associated Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admissions were reported for this reporting week.

                    ICU Admissions STD: 371
                    Deaths STD: 27

                    ILI was 3.80%, which is above the regional baseline of 1.60%.

                    For this reporting week, four influenza outbreaks were reported.
                    Outbreaks by Regions:
                    Rockford (1): 1 (11%)
                    Peoria (2): 4 (44%)
                    Edwardsville (4): 3 (33%)
                    Marion (5): 0 (0)
                    Champaign (6): 0 (0)
                    West Chicago (7): 1 (11%)
                    Chicago/Cook (8): 0 (0)
                    Total: 9

                    http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/13-14/1-17-14_w2.pdf
                    The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Re: Illinois 2013-14 Flu Season Wks 43-03

                      Wk 03, ending Jan 18

                      No influenza-associated pediatric deaths were reported for this reporting week.

                      Forty-four influenza-associated Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admissions were reported for this reporting week

                      For this reporting week, fourteen influenza outbreaks were reported.

                      For this reporting week there were 589 influenza specimens tested by WHO/NREVSS collaborating Illinois laboratories (which includes all Illinois Department of Public Health Laboratories). 143 specimens tested positive for Influenza.

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                      http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/13-14/1-24-14_w3.pdf
                      The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

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                      • #12
                        Re: Illinois 2013-14 Flu Season Wks 43-05

                        Wk 05, ending Feb 1

                        0 Pediatric deaths were reported for wk 5.

                        There were 39 influenza related ICU admissions and 10 deaths for this reporting week. (There were 53 admissions and 7 deaths in wk 4.)

                        STD: 572 admissions and 57 deaths.

                        For this reporting week, no influenza outbreaks were reported
                        Total outbreaks STD: 27

                        http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/13-14/2-7-14_w5.pdf
                        The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Re: Illinois 2013-14 Flu Season Wks 43-14: 0 New Pediatric Deaths, 1 Total

                          The pediatric death was reported during week 10, ending March 8. Here's the summary from that report:

                          • One influenza-associated pediatric death was reported for this reporting week.
                          • Thirteen influenza-associated Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admissions were reported for this reporting week.

                          • For this reporting week, the proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI)1 was 1.39%, which is Below the regional baseline of 1.60%.
                          • Based on CDC criteria, Illinois influenza activity is classified as Regional (see CDC FluView Section) for this reporting week.
                          • For this reporting week there were 224 influenza specimens tested by WHO/NREVSS collaborating Illinois laboratories (which includes all Illinois Department of Public Health Laboratories). 18 specimens tested positive for Influenza.
                          • For this reporting week, four influenza outbreaks were reported.

                          http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/13-14/3-14-14_w10.pdf

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                          Wk 14, ending Apr 5

                          • No influenza-associated pediatric deaths were reported for this reporting week.
                          • Six influenza-associated Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admissions3 were reported for this reporting week.

                          • For this reporting week, the proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI)1 was 1.34%, which is Below the regional baseline of 1.60%.
                          • Based on CDC criteria, Illinois influenza activity is classified as Local (see CDC FluView Section) for this reporting week.
                          • For this reporting week there were 204 influenza specimens tested by WHO/NREVSS collaborating Illinois laboratories (which includes all Illinois Department of Public Health Laboratories). 11 specimens tested positive for Influenza.
                          • For this reporting week, No influenza outbreaks were reported.

                          http://www.idph.state.il.us/flu/13-14/4-11-14_w14.pdf
                          The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

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