Severity

For weeks 30–34/2017, of 67 specimens tested by countries reporting data on severe acute respiratory infection (SARI), none were positive for influenza virus. No hospitalized laboratory-confirmed influenza cases were reported by the 9 countries that conduct this surveillance.

Mortality Monitoring

Data from 20 countries or regions reporting to the EuroMOMO project were received for week 34/2017 and included in the pooled analyses of excess all-cause mortality. Levels of all-cause mortality have been at expected levels in the past few weeks in the participating European countries.