Week 41/2016 (10-16 October 2016)
- Low influenza activity was reported by 42 countries.
- Two influenza viruses were detected in the community from sentinel sources and none were detected in hospitalized cases.
- Forty-three influenza viruses were detected from non-sentinel sources.
As is usual for this time of year, influenza activity is low in the European Region.
As of early October, influenza activity had decreased in Oceania, where A(H3N2) remained the dominant circulating virus, in Southern Africa, where A(H1N1)pdm09 virus dominated; and in temperate South America. Influenza activity in the temperate zone of the northern hemisphere remained at inter-seasonal levels. More information on global influenza activity is available here.