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 08, 2014
- North America: North America: Although influenza activity remained high in the region, the majority of indicators continued to decrease. Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 remained the predominant circulating virus in the region but influenza B circulation continued to increase. 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. However, in Colombia and Ecuador a slight increase in RSV activity was observed.
- 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 Thursday, 06 March 2014 19:52
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