During the influenza transmission season ECDC and the WHO Regional Office for Europe jointly reports on the influenza situation in the wider European region which covers the 54 countries/areas of the WHO European Region.
This weekly update was prepared by an editorial team from
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control: Cornelia Adlhoch, Lisa Ferland, Favelle Lamb, Piotr Kramarz and Angeliki Melidou,
WHO Regional Office for Europe: Piers Mook and Richard Pebody.
External reviewers are: Adam Meijer, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (the Netherlands), Rod Daniels and John McCauley, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, Francis Crick Institute (United Kingdom).