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  • mixin
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    Re: Kansas 2013-14 Flu Season Wks 44-14: 0 New Pediatric Deaths, 2 Total

    Wk 14, ending Apr 5

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    With the beginning of Influenza season, it was decided that the previous graph displaying total ED visits for fever and respiratory symptoms would not be of immediate use for determining county-level COVID-19 vs. Influenza activity due to similarities in presentation.

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  • mixin
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    Re: Kansas 2013-14 Flu Season Wks 44-08: 1 New Pediatric Death, 2 Total

    Wk 8, ending Feb 22

    One new pediatric death was reported in Kansas for wk 8 by the CDC. Another was previously reported for wk 6.

    Percent of Deaths Associated with Pneumonia and Influenza by Surveillance Period

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    With the beginning of Influenza season, it was decided that the previous graph displaying total ED visits for fever and respiratory symptoms would not be of immediate use for determining county-level COVID-19 vs. Influenza activity due to similarities in presentation.

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  • mixin
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    Re: Kansas 2013-14 Flu Season Wks 44-01

    Wk 1, ending Jan 4

    Deaths trended a bit upward; now right at 7.5%

    ILI: down a bit but still near 6%
    The trend is very similar to last year

    Influenza testing
    10 samples: 9 2009 H1N1 and 1 negative

    With the beginning of Influenza season, it was decided that the previous graph displaying total ED visits for fever and respiratory symptoms would not be of immediate use for determining county-level COVID-19 vs. Influenza activity due to similarities in presentation.

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  • mixin
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    Re: Kansas 2013-14 Influenza Season Wks 44-52

    Week 52, ending Dec 28

    ILI for Wk 52: 4.6%

    Flu Specimens Tested by KHEL Wk 52: 3, all A/H1

    Percent of Deaths Associated with Pneumonia and Influenza: near 7.5%

    With the beginning of Influenza season, it was decided that the previous graph displaying total ED visits for fever and respiratory symptoms would not be of immediate use for determining county-level COVID-19 vs. Influenza activity due to similarities in presentation.

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  • mixin
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    Re: Kansas 2013-14 Influenza Season Wks 44-51

    Week 51, ending Dec 21

    Influenza Specimens Tested by KHEL Wk 51:
    Total: 6
    A H1: 2
    A H3: 1
    Negatives: 3

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    With the beginning of Influenza season, it was decided that the previous graph displaying total ED visits for fever and respiratory symptoms would not be of immediate use for determining county-level COVID-19 vs. Influenza activity due to similarities in presentation.

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  • mixin
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    Re: Kansas 2013-14 Influenza Season Wks 44-50

    Week 50, ending Dec 14

    Percent of ILI Visits: Trending up slightly but still below 2%

    Influenza Specimens Tested at KHEL Wk 50: 0

    Percent of Deaths Associated with P&I: Back up this week, near 7%

    With the beginning of Influenza season, it was decided that the previous graph displaying total ED visits for fever and respiratory symptoms would not be of immediate use for determining county-level COVID-19 vs. Influenza activity due to similarities in presentation.

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    Re: Kansas 2013-14 Influenza Season Wks 44-49

    Week 49, ending Dec 7

    Percentage of Visits for Influenza-like Illness (ILI) Reported by ILINet Sites: down slightly for the 2nd week in a row.

    Influenza Specimens tested at KHEL this week: 1 and it was A/H1

    Percent of Deaths Associated with Pneumonia and Influenza by Surveillance Period

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    With the beginning of Influenza season, it was decided that the previous graph displaying total ED visits for fever and respiratory symptoms would not be of immediate use for determining county-level COVID-19 vs. Influenza activity due to similarities in presentation.

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  • mixin
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    Re: Kansas 2013-14 Influenza Season Wks 44-48

    Week 48, ending Nov 30

    From the charts:

    Percentage of Visits for Influenza-like Illness: Decreased
    Influenza Specimens Tested at KHEL: 5 and all were negative

    Via Christi and KHEL Respiratory Viral Panel Results for November 2013:
    The South Central area respiratory case report:
    Rhinovirus: 72
    Parainfluenza 1: 11
    Other ILI: 1-3
    Influenza A: 0

    Percent of Deaths Associated with Pneumonia and Influenza: Increased this week

    With the beginning of Influenza season, it was decided that the previous graph displaying total ED visits for fever and respiratory symptoms would not be of immediate use for determining county-level COVID-19 vs. Influenza activity due to similarities in presentation.

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  • mixin
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    Re: Kansas 2013-14 Influenza Season Wks 44-47

    Week 47, ending Nov 23

    ILI visits trended a bit upward this week. So far, it appears to be more similar to the 2011-12 season than 2012-13 season.

    Three specimens were tested and all 3 were negative for flu.

    Via Christi and KHEL Respiratory Viral Panel Results by Region, Kansas, October 2013:
    Rhinovirus: 81
    Parainfluenza 1: 12
    Parainfluenza 4: 8
    Adenovirus: 1
    Influenza A: 1

    With the beginning of Influenza season, it was decided that the previous graph displaying total ED visits for fever and respiratory symptoms would not be of immediate use for determining county-level COVID-19 vs. Influenza activity due to similarities in presentation.

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  • mixin
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    Re: Kansas 2013-14 Influenza Season Wks 44-46

    Week 46, ending Nov 16

    ILI visits continue to trend downward, below the last 2 seasons at this time.

    In week 45, 3 flu specimens were tested; all were negative.
    In week 46, 7 flu specimens were tested; 6 were negative and 1 was positive for A/H1

    With the beginning of Influenza season, it was decided that the previous graph displaying total ED visits for fever and respiratory symptoms would not be of immediate use for determining county-level COVID-19 vs. Influenza activity due to similarities in presentation.

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    started a topic Kansas 2013-14 Flu Season Wks 44-28: 2 Total Pediatric Deaths

    Kansas 2013-14 Flu Season Wks 44-28: 2 Total Pediatric Deaths

    Week 44, ending Nov 2, 2013

    These reports are mostly charts; see the link below.

    ILI visits trend down
    Deaths trend down

    Flu specimens tested:
    wk 40: 3 tested, all negative
    wk 41: 1 tested, negative
    wk 42: 2 tested, both negative
    wk 43: 2 tested, both negative
    wk 44: 3 tested, one positive H1

    With the beginning of Influenza season, it was decided that the previous graph displaying total ED visits for fever and respiratory symptoms would not be of immediate use for determining county-level COVID-19 vs. Influenza activity due to similarities in presentation.
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