Dominant influenza A(H3N2) and B/Yamagata virus circulation in EU/EEA, 2016/17 and 2017/18 seasons, respectively

The European Influenza Surveillance Network, Thea Kølsen Fischer (Medlem af forfattergruppering)

Abstract

We use surveillance data to describe influenza A and B virus circulation over two consecutive seasons with excess all-cause mortality in Europe, especially in people aged 60 years and older. Influenza A(H3N2) virus dominated in 2016/17 and B/Yamagata in 2017/18. The latter season was prolonged with positivity rates above 50% among sentinel detections for at least 12 weeks. With a current west-east geographical spread, high influenza activity might still be expected in eastern Europe.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftEurosurveillance
Vol/bind23
Udgave nummer13
ISSN1560-7917
DOI
StatusUdgivet - mar. 2018
Udgivet eksterntJa

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