Week 41/2019 (7–13 October 2019)
- Influenza activity was low throughout the European Region.
- Influenza viruses were detected sporadically in specimens from persons with respiratory illness presenting to medical care.
- Both influenza A and B type viruses were detected.
- Data from the 20 countries or regions reporting to the EuroMOMO project indicated all-cause mortality to be at expected levels for this time of the year.
2018/19 season overview
As is usual for this time of year, influenza activity is low in the European Region.
The report of the Vaccine Composition Meeting for the southern hemisphere 2020 season can be found here.