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"Highlights of the 2016-2017 Influenza season:

  • This season, influenza activity peaked during week 7 (February 12 to February 18, 2017) in New Brunswick. Nationally, the peak of activity, mainly driven by the Western Provinces, was observed earlier at week 2 (January 8 to January 14, 2017).
  • The number of influenza tests submitted had increased by more than 1100 tests compared to the previous season; however the positivity rate was lower (20% versus 25% in 2015-2016).
  • Up to June 17 2017, 1193 laboratory confirmed influenza cases were reported: 1035 were influenza A and 158 were influenza B. The number of reported cases is comparable to the previous season (2015/2016) when 1214 cases were reported for the same period of time and the predominant strain was the influenza A (H1N1) pdm09..." - New Brunswick Influenza Activity Summary Report: 2016-2017 season

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New Brunswick Influenza Activity Summary Report: 2016-2017 season

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