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🔵Janet Englund, Fred Hutch, US up next on #flu and other respiratory viruses (RespVs)
🔵slow cell/antigen based testing to PCR-based testing has vastly improved speed - notsomuch in surveillance setting
🔵 #Flu viruses not the only game in town

🔵What is "important" among RespVs
🔵34% of US kids in childcare (24% in AUS)
🔵Seattle #flu study (2018-2019)
🔵identify importation, within-host evolution, compare clinical characteristics & improve understanding in certain populations
🔵So, in childcare...
🔵things are easier now compared to decades past (e.g. Paul Glezen, only detect 31% of infections)
🔵then, newer molecular methods found 4.2 symptomatic virus episodes/child
🔵now, 103 enrolled , half the embers of each room
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😷Lab-confirmed #Flu in #Australia to 21SEPT2019
⚪ pink line=positives for 2019, other colours=other years
🤧+3,143 over last *2* days
🤧283,742 cases for 2019
😷Lab-confirmed #Flu numbers
🤧Difference in totals, between reporting days, #Australia
🤧decline in positives slowly continues from mid-July peak
⚪ graph is a guide only. Each total may include NNDSS numbers that were added to previous as well as current days
😷 Rates and States, #Flu. New South Wales (NSW) remains the hottest spot overall
🤧 South Australia's (SA) early surge retains it the jurisdiction with the highest rate of cases per 100,000 population, but NSW closing in
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