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Flu Report: Canada

National Flu Activity: Apr. 16 - Apr. 22, 2017 (Week 16)

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National Flu Activity Map

Nova Scotia New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nunavut Northwest Territories Yukon British Columbia Alberta Saskatchewan Manitoba Ontario Quebec Prince Edward Island

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National Summary

  • Overall, influenza activity continues to decline slowly in Canada.
  • In week 16, influenza B activity continued to exceed influenza A activity, with 50% or more of influenza laboratory detections, hospitalizations and outbreaks associated with influenza B.
  • In keeping with the predominant circulation of A(H3N2) this season, 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

  Apr. 16 - Apr. 22, 2017 Total 2012-2013 Flu Season
(Aug 26, 2012 - Apr. 22, 2017)
  Flu H1N1 Flu H1N1
Alberta 82 0 4239 24
British Columbia 54 0 5931 42
Manitoba 36 0 562 0
New Brunswick 41 0 1223 3
Newfoundland and Labrador 34 0 454 0
Nova Scotia 19 0 434 0
Ontario 215 0 10425 69
Prince Edward Island 3 0 197 2
Quebec 239 0 11359 0
Saskatchewan 19 0 1942 4
Canada 742 0 36766 144

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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