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  • NYC and NYS 2010-2011 Season: Weeks 40-20 (Final Report)

    NYS Week 40:
    * The overall level of flu activity is currently low.
    * The number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) is currently 0 reported this week.

    * All laboratories (public, private, hospital, commercial, etc.) that perform testing on residents of the state report all positive flu test results.
    8 Flu A; 1 Flu B
    http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2010-2011/

    NYC Weeks 40-41:
    http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html/data/data.shtml

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    Re: NYC and NYS 2010-2011 Season: Weeks 40-42

    NYS: (as of Oct 23, 2010)
    * The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
    * The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 4 and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
    * The number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) is currently 0 reported this week.
    http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2010-2011/

    NYC:
    During Week 42 (October 17-23), less than 1% of all specimens tested for influenza were
    positive. DOHMH’s active laboratory surveillance system reported six positive laboratory results for
    influenza A, identified by rapid testing and confirmed by PCR. Approximately 8.5% of specimens
    submitted for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) testing were positive.

    1.3% of all sentinel provider visits were due to ILI

    http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html/data/data.shtml
    http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co.../surveillance/

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    • #3
      Re: NYC and NYS 2010-2011 Season: Weeks 40-43

      NYS (as of Oct.30, 2010)
      * The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
      * The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 11 and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
      * The number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) is currently 0 reported this week.
      http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2010-2011/
      http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co.../surveillance/

      NYC:
      ILI in ages 0-4 on steady rise
      During Week 43 (October 24-30), approximately 2% of all specimens tested for influenza
      were positive. DOHMH’s active laboratory surveillance system reported 17 positive laboratory results for
      influenza A, identified by rapid testing and six confirmed by viral isolation, as well as one positive
      influenza B identified by rapid testing. Approximately 12% of specimens submitted for respiratory
      syncytial virus (RSV) testing were positive. Limited subtyping of positive influenza A specimens in the
      past three weeks has identified all as H3N2.

      approximately 1.3% of all sentinel provider visits were due to ILI.
      http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html/data/data.shtml

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      • #4
        Re: NYC and NYS 2010-2011 Season: Weeks 40-44

        Week 44:
        * The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
        * The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 12 and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
        * The number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) is currently 0 reported this week.
        http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2010-2011/

        NYC:
        During Week 44 (October 31 – November 6), approximately 2% of all specimens tested for
        influenza were positive. DOHMH’s active laboratory surveillance system reported 14 positive laboratory
        results for influenza A, identified by rapid testing and three confirmed by viral isolation or PCR. No
        positive influenza B was identified. Approximately 11% of specimens submitted for respiratory syncytial
        virus (RSV) testing were positive. Limited subtyping of positive influenza A specimens in the past several
        weeks has identified all as H3N2.

        During Week 44, approximately 1.5% of all sentinel provider visits were due to ILI.
        http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html/data/data.shtml

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        • #5
          Re: NYC and NYS 2010-2011 Season: Weeks 40-45

          NYS: Sporadic
          * The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
          * The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 29 and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
          * The number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) is currently 0 reported this week.
          http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2010-2011/

          NYC:
          http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html/data/data.shtml
          http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur

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          • #6
            Re: NYC and NYS 2010-2011 Season: Weeks 40-46

            Week 46: Sporadic
            * The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
            * The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 18 and appears to be slightly decreasing when compared to last week.
            * The number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) is currently 0 reported this week.
            http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2010-2011/

            NYC:
            http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html/data/data.shtml

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            • #7
              Re: NYC and NYS 2010-2011 Season: Weeks 40-47

              Week 47:
              * The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
              * The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 28 and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
              * The number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) is currently 0 reported this week.
              http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2010-2011/

              NYC:
              http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html/data/data.shtml

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              • #8
                Re: NYC and NYS 2010-2011 Season: Weeks 40-48

                Week 48:
                NYS
                * The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
                * The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 42 and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
                * The number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) is currently 0 reported this week.
                http://www.health.state.ny.us/diseas...nce/2010-2011/

                NYC(week 47):
                Overall influenza activity citywide is low but has been steadily increasing.
                ILI: 2.4% of all weekly visits
                Multiple patients have been hospitalized with laboratory- confirmed influenza.
                So far this season there has been one reported influenza A outbreak involving
                two patients at a long-term care facility as well as occurrences of nosocomial transmission of
                influenza A at two acute care facilities.

                5% of all specimens tested for influenza were positive.
                http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur
                http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html/data/data.shtml

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                • #9
                  Re: NYC and NYS 2010-2011 Season: Weeks 40-49 (One Pediatric Death; Total 1)

                  Week 49:
                  NYS
                  1 pediatric death; total 1

                  * The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
                  * The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 58 and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
                  * The number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) is currently 1 reported this week. The total number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) since October 3, 2010, is 1.
                  http://www.health.state.ny.us/diseas...nce/2010-2011/

                  NYC (week 48)
                  ILI: 2.55%
                  ED ILI: exceeded EXP threshold
                  5% positive for influenza
                  2 outbreaks of influenza A in long-term care facilities resulting in 4 hospitalizations
                  http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html/data/data.shtml

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                  • #10
                    Re: NYC and NYS 2010-2011 Season: Weeks 40-50 (One New Pediatric Death, Total 2)

                    Week 50:
                    NYS:
                    * The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
                    * The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 72 and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
                    * The number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) is currently 1 reported this week.
                    * The total number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) since October 3, 2010, is 2.
                    http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2010-2011/

                    NYC:
                    Overall influenza activity citywide has been steadily increasing.
                    ILI: 3.4%
                    ED ILI: above the expected threshold for this time of year
                    One pediatric influenza-associated death was reported during early December.
                    During the week of Dec 18th-23rd (Week 51), influenza A was confirmed at eight long-term care facilities, with several hospitalizations and one death.
                    During Week 50 (December 12-18), approximately 11% of all specimens tested for influenza were positive.
                    http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur

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                    • #11
                      Re: NYC and NYS 2010-2011 Season: Weeks 40-51 (No New Deaths, Total 2)

                      Week 51:
                      NYS:
                      * The overall level of flu activity is currently moderate and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
                      * The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 132 and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
                      * The number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) is currently 0 reported this week.
                      * The total number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) since October 3, 2010, is 2.
                      http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2010-2011/

                      NYC:
                      Overall influenza activity citywide has been steadily increasing. Influenza-like-illness visits reported to ILINet are at 4.3% of all weekly visits, which is above the regional and national baselines. Over 360 patients have been hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed influenza since the beginning of October. One pediatric influenza-associated death was reported during early December. There have been 14 long-term care facilities with laboratory confirmed influenza in December, with at least twenty hospitalizations and two known deaths.

                      17% of all specimens tested for influenza were positive
                      RSV: 19%

                      During Week 51, approximately 4.3% of all sentinel provider visits were due to ILI
                      http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur

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                      • #12
                        Re: NYC and NYS 2010-2011 Season: Weeks 40-52

                        Week 52:
                        NYS:
                        * The overall level of flu activity is currently moderate and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
                        * The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 247 and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
                        * The number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) is currently 0 reported this week.
                        * The total number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) since October 3, 2010, is 2.
                        http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2010-2011/

                        NYC:
                        Influenza activity is now widespread in New York City. Influenza-like-illness visits reported to ILINet are at 4.4% of all weekly visits, which is above the regional and national baselines. Over 500 patients have been hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed influenza since
                        the beginning of October. One pediatric influenza-associated death was reported during early December. There have been 19 long-term care facilities with laboratory confirmed influenza since December 1, with over thirty hospitalizations and three known deaths.

                        17% positive for influenza
                        ILI: 4.4%
                        http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html/data/data.shtml

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                        • #13
                          Re: NYC and NYS 2010-2011 Season: Weeks 40-1 (Widespread)

                          Week 52: Widespread
                          NYS:
                          * The overall level of flu activity is currently high and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
                          * The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 329 and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
                          * The total number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) since October 3, 2010, is 2.
                          http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2010-2011/

                          NYC:
                          Influenza-like-illness visits reported to ILINet are at 3.4% of all weekly visits, which is above the regional and national baselines. Over 650 patients have been hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed influenza since the beginning of October. One pediatric influenza-associated death was reported during early December. There have been 29 long-term care facilities with laboratory confirmed influenza since December 1, with 13 outbreaks identified in the past two weeks. Over 40 residents were reported to have been hospitalized to date with four known deaths.

                          17% specimens tested for influenza were positive.
                          ED ILI: 3.4%
                          http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur

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                          • #14
                            Re: NYC and NYS 2010-2011 Season: Weeks 40-2 (Widespread)

                            Week 2: Widespread

                            * The overall level of flu activity is currently high and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
                            * The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 288 and appears to be decreasing when compared to last week.
                            * The number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) is currently 0 reported this week.
                            * The total number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) since October 3, 2010, is 2.
                            http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2010-2011/

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                            • #15
                              Re: NYC and NYS 2010-2011 Season: Weeks 40-3 (No New Deaths, Total 2)

                              Week 3:
                              No new deaths; total 2

                              NYS:
                              * The overall level of flu activity is currently high and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
                              * The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 318 and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
                              * The number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) is currently 0 reported this week.
                              * The total number of pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) since October 3, 2010, is 2.
                              http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2010-2011/

                              NYC:
                              ILI: 2.9%
                              15% positive specimens for influenza
                              Nosocomial Respiratory Outbreak Reporting
                              There were two new known outbreaks of influenza at long term care facilities for this week, involving one and
                              two residents respectively. Since December 1, there have been approximately 37 known outbreaks of
                              influenza A at long-term care facilities, with over 220 residents affected, over 50 known hospitalizations and
                              four reported deaths.
                              http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur

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