Primary care data

Syndromic surveillance data 

Of those Member States in which thresholds for ILI activity are defined, countries in eastern (n=2; Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan), northern (n=2; Denmark, Estonia), southern (n=2; Serbia, Turkey) and western (n=2; Austria, Luxembourg) areas of the European Region reported activity above baseline levels. 

Of those Member States and areas in which thresholds for ARI activity are defined, countries in eastern (n=4; Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation, Ukraine), northern (n=2; Estonia, Latvia), southern (n=1; Romania) and western (n=1; Czechia) areas of the European Region reported activity above baseline levels. 

 

Viruses detected in sentinel-source specimens (ILI and ARI)  

 

For week 41/202110 of 830 (1%) sentinel specimens tested positive for an influenza virus; all were of subtype A(H3). Of 18 Member States or areas across the region that each tested at least 10 sentinel specimens in week 41/2021, 1 reported a rate of influenza virus detections above 10%: Kyrgyzstan (26.9%).

 

For the season, 16 out of 1 700 (1%) sentinel specimens tested positive for influenza virus, all subtyped as A(H3). 

 

Details of the distribution of viruses detected in non-sentinel-source specimens can be found in the Virus characteristics section. 

 

External data sources

Influenzanet collects weekly data on symptoms in the general community from different participating countries across the EU/EEA.

Please refer to the website for additional information for this week.