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The information presented in this update is based on data provided by Ministries of Health and National Influenza Centers of Member States to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) or from updates on the Member States’ Ministry of Health web pages.


Regional Update EW 32, 2014
    • North AmericaInfluenza activity remained low in the sub-region with co-circulation of influenza B and A(H3N2). The Caribbean and Central America: Circulation of influenza B was observed in several countries of the subregion (Jamaica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua Panama and Puerto Rica), and co-circulation with influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 was observed in Guatemala and Panama. 
    • South America – Andean Countries: Continued influenza circulation was observed in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Co-circulation of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09, A(H3N2) and influenza B was observed, as well as continued circulation of RSV. 
    • South America - South Cone and Brazil: Although most acute respiratory illness activity indicators in the subregion remained elevated, they were within expected levels for this time of year and began to decrease. RSV continued to circulate, and among influenza viruses, A(H3N2) predominated.

Read the full Influenza Report - EW 32

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 10:32

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