Flu activity reports for Australia

As previously posted, high influenza rates hit most states and territories over the summer this year and, according to the latest WHO global influenza update, New Zealand, Chile and South Africa also had an early start to their flu seasons. The update advised that the most frequently detected virus in Australia has been influenza A(H3N2), followed by influenza B, while in New Zealand, both influenza A(H3N2) and B (Victoria-lineage) viruses were ‘detected in similar proportions’. Influenza A(H3N2) viruses predominate in South Africa, while Chile has seen more infections due to influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 viruses. Read more.

Affected Regions

Oceania

Affected Countries