Week 45/2019 (4–10 November 2019)

  1. Influenza activity was low throughout the European Region.
  2. Influenza viruses were detected sporadically in specimens from persons with respiratory illness presenting to medical care.
  3. Both influenza types A and B viruses were detected in sentinel and non-sentinel source specimens, with a higher number of detections for influenza A viruses.
  4. Data from the 23 countries or regions reporting to the EuroMOMO project indicated all-cause mortality was at expected levels for this time of the year.

2018/19 season overview 

  • As is usual for this time of year, influenza activity was low in the European Region.

Influenza intensity, spread and dominant virus type/subtype