US Influenza 2015-2016 Seasonal Forecast



Disease: Influenza

Location: US

IDIS: less than Category 3 (non-crisis)

Current Conditions: Influenza activity is low with sporadic activity across a number of states, and localized activity in Oklahoma. The South and Southeastern United States is historically impacted first by influenza outbreaks. Predominant strain: H3N2. Current signature pattern: routine activity.

Forecast: Influenza actitivity will begin peaking in January. Expected H3N2 dominance and vaccine match continues to validate for an expected routine season.

Guidance: influenza vaccination is the single best preventive measure

Summary: forecasted vaccine match with H3N2 dominance and routine activity


 

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Posted on: Oct 23, 2015 | Share:
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