Lab confirmed #Flu cases in #Queensland for week to 19MAY2019 (Wk20)...
😷 11,144 year2date (+735 cf last week)
🤧 FluA: +641 (86% of Flu detected this week; +296 cf last week)
▶️ 5 H1N1
▶️ 14 H3N2
▶️ 515 not subtyped
🤧 FluB: +107 (14%; +41)
▶️ 2 VICT lineage
▶️ 0 YAMA
😷 Week 20
🤧10.5% of samples tested at public labs are positive for #Flu

Source: Epi and Research Unit, CDB, Dept Heath, #Queensland Health
😷 FluA dominates but FluB cases have been at 14% or above for past 4 weeks above up this week
🤧FluA 74:26 H3N2:H1N1
🤧FluB mainly Victoria lineage (FYI: last FluB-dominated year, 2015, was led by strains of the Yamagata lineage)
😷 current QLD #Flu confirmed total is 3.4 times above the 5 year mean for QLD
😷 highest case numbers around Brisbane/Gold Coast followed by Cairns and Townsville
😷the elderly and those aged 1-4 years have the greatest *rate* of #Flu detections (highest *numbers* in the 20-59 year olds)
😷 highest medical impact among the elderly (70-80+) who are most often admitted to hospital. Highest rate among 80+
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