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  • Influenza B accounted for 53% of all lab-confirmed cases in PEI in 2017-18.
  • Our seasonal total was 319 lab-confirmed cases (9 A/pH1N1, 136 A/H3, 4 A/unsubtyped, 170 B).
  • The median age of cases was 62 years with 59% being female.
  • In total there were 132 hospitalizations, including 13 ICU patients". - PEI Influenza Summary 2017-2018 Season

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PEI Influenza Summary 2017-2018 Season

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