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Flu Report: Canada

National Flu Activity: Jan. 22 - Jan. 28, 2017 (Week 4)

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National Flu Activity Map

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National Summary

  • Influenza activity continues to be reported across Canada and a few regions are reporting widespread influenza activity.
  • All indicators (laboratory detections, influenza-like illness, outbreaks and hospitalizations) have either decreased or remained similar to the previous week.
  • In week 04, 51 outbreaks were reported, the majority in long-term care facilities and due to influenza A.
  • A(H3N2) continues to be the most common type of influenza affecting Canadians.
  • The majority of laboratory detections, hospitalizations and deaths have been among adults aged 65+ years.
  • For more information on the flu, see our Flu(influenza) web page.

National Positive Flu Tests

  Jan. 22 - Jan. 28, 2017 Total 2012-2013 Flu Season
(Aug 26, 2012 - Jan. 28, 2017)
  Flu H1N1 Flu H1N1
Alberta 226 0 3029 8
British Columbia 546 0 2655 3
Manitoba 43 0 110 0
New Brunswick 65 0 183 1
Newfoundland and Labrador 11 0 58 0
Nova Scotia 34 0 125 0
Ontario 859 0 5965 28
Prince Edward Island 21 0 74 1
Quebec 677 0 4352 0
Saskatchewan 78 0 1098 0
Canada 2560 0 17649 41

Information courtesy of the Public Health Agency of Canada.
For more information on influenza(the flu), visit:

FightFlu.ca - Information for you and your family



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