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 09, 2014
- North America: Influenza activity continued to decrease in the region. Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 remained the predominant circulating virus in the region but circulation of influenza B and A(H3N2) increased. Among other respiratory viruses, RSV circulation remained high in Canada and the United States.
- The Caribbean and Central America: Influenza and other respiratory viruses activity in the region remained low.
- South America – Andean Countries: Acute respiratory illness activity as well as influenza and other respiratory viruses activity remained low in the region. RSV circulation was detected in some countries of the sub-region including Colombia and Ecuador.
- South America - South Cone and Brazil: Acute respiratory illness activity as well as influenza and other respiratory viruses activity was low and within the expected level for this time of year in all countries of the region.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014 17:39
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