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Old October 22nd, 2011, 08:44 AM
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Default NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-26 (No New Deaths; Total One)

Week 40:
NYC
 Influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
 Influenza activity in NYC is minimal.
 Influenza-like-illness visits are at 1.3% of all weekly visits, which is below the Mid-Atlantic and national baselines.
 There were seven positive influenza specimens reported for the Week; four for flu A and three for flu B. About 6% of specimens tested were positive for RSV.

There were no nosocomial respiratory outbreaks reported in NYC during Week 40.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur
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Old October 28th, 2011, 01:20 PM
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-41

Week 41:
NYC
 Influenza activity in NYC currently is minimal.
 Influenza-like-illness visits are at 1.5% of all weekly visits, which is below both the Mid-Atlantic and national baselines.
 There were two positive influenza specimens reported during this week; one for flu A and one for flu B. About 5% of specimens tested were positive for RSV

There were no nosocomial respiratory outbreaks reported in long-term care facilities in NYC during Week 41.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html/data/data.shtml

NYS
No report
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...enza/seasonal/
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Old November 5th, 2011, 09:38 AM
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-42

Week 42:
NYC
 Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011. Influenza activity in NYC currently is minimal.
 Influenza-like-illness visits are at 1.5% of all weekly visits, which is below both the Mid-Atlantic and national baselines.
 There were two positive influenza A specimens reported during the week. In addition, 8% of specimens tested were positive for RSV.

There were no nosocomial respiratory outbreaks reported in long-term care facilities in NYC during Week 42.

There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths reported in NYC during Week 42.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur
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Old November 16th, 2011, 12:54 PM
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-44

Week 44:
NYC
 Influenza activity in NYC currently is minimal.
 Influenza-like-illness visits are at 1.8% of all weekly visits, which is below both the Mid-Atlantic
and national baselines.
 There were three positive influenza A specimens reported during the week. In addition, 12% of
specimens tested were positive for RSV.

There was one nosocomial upper respiratory outbreak reported from a long-term care facility in NYC during Week 44. Laboratory testing was negative for influenza; the outbreak resolved within a week with nine residents experiencing cough. There have been no reported influenza outbreaks to date.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur

NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 10 and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...enza/seasonal/
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Old November 20th, 2011, 10:10 AM
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-45

Week 45:
NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 5 and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.

Week end Flu A/Flu B/Flu, type unknown
Oct 8: 2 / 5 / 1
Oct 15: 10 / 0 / 0
Oct 22: 4 / 6 / 0
Oct 29: 11 / 5 / 0
Nov 5: 7 / 2 / 0
Nov 12: 9 / 4 / 0
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...es.htm#table_2
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/
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Old November 23rd, 2011, 06:50 PM
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-46

NYC: week 45
Minimal
II: 1.9%
ED ILI: ~6%
<1% positive for influenza (majority A)

There were no nosocomial respiratory outbreaks reported from long-term care facilities in NYC during Week 45.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur

NYS: week 46
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
The number of people hospitalized with flu is currently 5 and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/
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Old November 30th, 2011, 03:55 PM
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-47

NYC: Week 46
* Influenza activity in NYC currently is minimal.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 1.9% of all weekly visits, which is below both the Mid-Atlantic and national baselines.
* Less than 1% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza, of which three specimens were positive for Flu A and one specimen was positive for Flu B. In addition, 15% of specimens tested were positive for RSV. All Influenza A specimens subtyped to date at the Public Health Laboratory have been identified as H3.
There were no nosocomial respiratory outbreaks reported from long-term care facilities in NYC during Week 46.

NYC: Week 47
Influenza activity in NYC currently is minimal.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 2.2% of all weekly visits, which is below both the Mid-Atlantic
and national baselines.
* Less than 1% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza, of
which seven specimens were positive for Flu A and one specimen was positive for Flu B. In
addition, 23% of specimens tested were positive for RSV.
There were no nosocomial respiratory outbreaks reported from long-term care facilities in NYC during
Week 47.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur

NYS: Week 47
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are stable when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/
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Old December 9th, 2011, 03:18 PM
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-48

Week 48:
NYC
* Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
* Influenza activity in NYC currently is low.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 2.3% of all weekly visits, which is below both the Mid-Atlantic
and national baselines.
* Less than 1% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza, of which
one specimen was positive for Flu A and one specimen was positive for Flu B. In addition, 23%
of specimens tested were positive for RSV.

There were no nosocomial respiratory outbreaks reported from long-term care facilities in NYC during
Week 48.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur

NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are stable when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/
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Old December 17th, 2011, 06:37 AM
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-49

Week 49:
NYC
* Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
* Influenza activity in NYC currently is low.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 2.3% of all weekly visits, which is below both the Mid-Atlantic
and national baselines.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur

NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are stable when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/
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Old December 23rd, 2011, 06:07 AM
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-50

Week 50:
NYC
* Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
* Influenza activity in NYC currently is low.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 2.37% of all weekly visits, which is slightly below the Mid-Atlantic
and national baselines.
* Less than 1% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza, of which
six specimens were positive for Flu A and three specimens were positive for Flu B. In addition,
27% of specimens tested were positive for RSV.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur

NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are stable when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/
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Old December 30th, 2011, 11:58 AM
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-51

Week 51:
NYC
* Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
* Influenza activity in NYC currently is low.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 2.41% of all weekly visits, which is below the Mid-Atlantic base-
line but slightly above the national baseline.
* Less than 1% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza, of which
two specimens were positive for Flu A and one specimen was positive for Flu B. In addition,
26% of specimens tested were positive for RSV.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur

NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are stable when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/
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Old January 13th, 2012, 03:51 PM
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-1

NYS (week 1):
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are stable when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/


NYC (week 52):
* Influenza activity in NYC currently is low.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 2.59% of all weekly visits, which is slightly above the Mid-Atlantic and national baselines.
* Less than 1% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza, of which two specimens were positive for Flu A and seven specimens were positive for Flu B. In addition, 28% of specimens tested were positive for RSV. Influenza A specimens subtyped within the last two weeks at the Public Health Laboratory were identified as 2009 H1N1.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur
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Old January 19th, 2012, 02:31 PM
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-2

Week 2:
NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are stable when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/

Week 1:
NYC
* Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
* Influenza activity in NYC currently is low.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 2.3% of all weekly visits, which is below the Mid-Atlantic and na-tional baselines.
* Less than 1% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza, of which seven specimens were positive for Flu A and five specimens were positive for Flu B. In addition, 27% of specimens tested were positive for RSV. Influenza A specimens subtyped within the last two weeks at the Public Health Laboratory were identified as 2009 H1N1.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-3

Week 3:
NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are stable when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/

NYC week 2:
* Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
* Influenza activity in NYC currently is low.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 1.7% of all weekly visits, which is below the Mid-Atlantic and national baselines.
* Approximately 1.2% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza, of which seven specimens were positive for Flu A and 13 specimens were positive for Flu B. In addition, 22% of specimens tested were positive for RSV. Influenza A specimens subtyped within the last several weeks at the Public Health Laboratory were identified as both H3N2 and 2009 H1N1.

There was one nonsocomial respiratory outbreak reported from a long-term care facility in Queens in Week 2. Testing for influenza was negative.
No deaths have been reported
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-4

Week 4:
NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are stable when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/

NYC
* Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
* Influenza activity in NYC currently is low.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 2.2% of all weekly visits, which is below the Mid-Atlantic and
national baselines.
* Approximately 1.8% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza,
of which 18 specimens were positive for Flu A and 3 specimens were positive for Flu B. In addi-
tion, 18% of specimens tested were positive for RSV. Influenza A specimens subtyped within the
last several weeks at the Public Health Laboratory have been primarily H3N2.

There were no reported nosocomial respiratory outbreaks from long-term care facilities during Week 4.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-5

Week 5:
NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are stable when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/


NYC
* Influenza activity in NYC currently is low.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 2.2% of all weekly visits, which is below the Mid-Atlantic and
national baselines.
* Approximately 1% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza; 8
specimens were positive for Flu A and 2 specimens were positive for Flu B. In addition, 18% of
specimens tested were positive for RSV. Influenza A specimens subtyped within the last several
weeks at several laboratories were identified as both H3N2 and 2009H1N1.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-6

Week 6:
NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are stable when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/

NYC
* Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
* Influenza activity in NYC currently is low but is increasing slightly.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 1.7% of all weekly visits, which is below the Mid-Atlantic and
national baselines.
* Approximately 2% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza; 21
specimens were positive for Flu A and one specimen was positive for Flu B. In addition, 10% of
specimens tested were positive for RSV. Influenza A specimens subtyped within the last several
weeks at several laboratories were identified as either H3N2 or 2009H1N1.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-7

Week 7:
NYS:
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are increasing when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.

NYC:
* Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
* Influenza activity in NYC currently is low but is increasing.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 1.7% of all weekly visits, which is below the Mid-Atlantic and
national baselines.
* Approximately 3.4% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza;
46 specimens were positive for Flu A and one specimen was positive for Flu B. In addition, 11%
of specimens tested were positive for RSV. Influenza A specimens subtyped within the last several
weeks at several laboratories were identified as either H3N2 or 2009H1N1.

There were no reported nosocomial respiratory outbreaks from long-term care facilities during Week 7.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur
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Week 8:
NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are increasing when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/

NYC
* Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
* Influenza activity in NYC is increasing.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 2.3% of all weekly visits, which is below the Mid-Atlantic and
national baselines.
* Approximately 5.6% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza;
64 specimens were positive for Flu A and 16 specimens were positive for Flu B. In addition, 10%
of specimens tested were positive for RSV. Influenza A specimens subtyped within the last sever-
al weeks at several laboratories were identified as either H3N2 or 2009H1N1.

There was one reported nosocomial respiratory outbreak from a long-term care facility during Week 8. One
patient had a specimen positive for RSV.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur
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Week 9:
NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently low and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are increasing when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur


NYC
* Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
* Influenza activity in NYC is increasing.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 1.6% of all weekly visits, which is below the Mid-Atlantic and
national baselines.
* Approximately 5.8% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza;
62 specimens were positive for Flu A and 6 specimens were positive for Flu B. In addition, 7% of
specimens tested were positive for RSV. Influenza A specimens subtyped within the last several
weeks at several laboratories were identified as either H3N2 or 2009H1N1.

There were two reported influenza outbreaks from long-term care facilities during Week 9. One facility
reported illness from both influenza A and influenza B.

Influenza-associated pediatric deaths have been nationally notifiable since October 2004. There were no
pediatric influenza-associated deaths reported in NYC during Week 9 or to date this season.
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Default Re: NYC and NYS 2011-2012 Flu Season: Weeks 40-10

Week 10:
NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently moderate and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are increasing when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/

NYC
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Week 11:
NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently moderate and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are increasing when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/

NYC
* Influenza activity in NYC is increasing.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 1.8% of all weekly visits, which is below the Mid-Atlantic and
national baselines.
* Approximately 9% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza; 93
specimens were positive for Flu A and 7 specimens were positive for Flu B. In addition, 7% of
specimens tested were positive for RSV. Influenza A specimens subtyped within the last several
weeks at several laboratories were identified as either H3N2 or 2009H1N1.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html...erts.shtml#sur
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Week 12:
NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently moderate and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are increasing when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/

NYC
* Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
* Influenza activity in NYC is increasing.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 1.8% of all weekly visits, which is below the Mid-Atlantic and
national baselines.
* Approximately 8.3% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza;
116 specimens were positive for Flu A and 25 specimens were positive for Flu B. In addition,
11% of specimens tested were positive for RSV. Influenza A specimens subtyped within the last
several weeks at several laboratories were identified as either H3N2 or 2009H1N1.

There was one reported influenza outbreak from a long-term care facility during Week 12.
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Week 13:
NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently moderate and appears to be stable when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are increasing when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/

NYC

* Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
* Influenza activity in NYC is low.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 2.1% of all weekly visits, which is below the Mid-Atlantic and
national baselines.
* Approximately 6% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza; 51
specimens were positive for Flu A and 21 specimens were positive for Flu B. In addition, 4% of
specimens tested were positive for RSV. Influenza A specimens subtyped within the last several
weeks at several laboratories were predominantly 2009H1N1.

There was one reported influenza outbreak from a long-term care facility during Week 13.
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Week 14:
NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently moderate and appears to be decreasing when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are decreasing when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There have been no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/

NYC
* Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
* Influenza activity in NYC is low.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 1.7% of all weekly visits, which is below the Mid-Atlantic and
national baselines.
* Approximately 7% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza; 37
specimens were positive for Flu A and 10 specimens were positive for Flu B. In addition, 4% of
specimens tested were positive for RSV. Influenza A specimens subtyped within the last several
weeks at several laboratories were predominantly 2009H1N1.
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Week 15:
1 pediatric death reported; total 1

NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently moderate and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are stable when compared to last week.
There was one pediatric influenza-associated death in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There has been one pediatric influenza-associated death in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/

NYC
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Week 16:
No new deaths; total 1

NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently moderate and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are increasing when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There has been one pediatric influenza-associated death in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/

NYC
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Week 17:
No new deaths; total 1

NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently moderate and appears to be decreasing when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are stable when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There has been one pediatric influenza-associated death in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/

NYC
* Influenza surveillance activities for the 2011-2012 influenza season began on October 2, 2011.
* Influenza activity in NYC is low.
* Influenza-like-illness visits are at 1.6% of all weekly visits, which is below the Mid-Atlantic and
national baselines.
* Approximately 8% of all specimens submitted for influenza testing were positive for influenza; 39
specimens were positive for Flu A and 24 specimens were positive for Flu B. In addition, 3% of
specimens tested were positive for RSV.

There was one reported influenza outbreak from a long-term care facility (LTCF) in the Bronx during Week
17. This was reported by the infection control staff of the acute care facility where two residents from this
LTCF were admitted. Their presenting symptoms were not typical of influenza-like illness (ILI).
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Week 18: Widespread
No new pediatric deaths; total 1

NYS
The overall level of flu activity is currently moderate and appears to be increasing when compared to last week.
Hospitalizations for flu are decreasing when compared to last week.
There were no pediatric influenza-associated deaths in NYS (including NYC) reported this week.
There has been one pediatric influenza-associated death in NYS (including NYC) this season.
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/co...nce/2011-2012/

NYC
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As in other states, early indicators in NYS have remained elevated when they should be falling.

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