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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 14, 2014
    • North AmericaInfluenza activity continued to decrease in this sub-region. In the United States and Canada, the principal strain in circulation was influenza B, which increased progressively in recent weeks. In Mexico, low activity was observed, with co-circulation of A(H1N1)pdm09, A(H3N2) and influenza B. Among other respiratory viruses, RSV continued to predominate, but at decreasing levels, in Canada and the United States. 
    • The Caribbean and Central America: Influenza and other respiratory virus activity remained low in the subregion. 
    • South America – Andean Countries: Acute respiratory illness activity, and influenza and other respiratory virus activity remained low in the sub-region. However, RSV circulation was observed in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. 
    • South America - South Cone and Brazil: Acute respiratory illness activity as well as influenza and other respiratory virus activity was low and within the expected level for this time of year in all countries of the region.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 09:39
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