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Surveillance of Influenza in Northern Ireland 2014-2015

Creator:

Public Health Agency

Subject Keywords: Influenza, Primary care
Catalogue: Research and Evaluation
Report
Type: Report
Region: Northern Ireland
Description:

The 2014/15 influenza season was characterised by moderate levels of influenza activity.  Primary care consultation rates were higher than in 2013/14 for the majority of the season, although still low overall.  Activity seen in other surveillance was also higher than in 2013/14 year, and showed that the severity and impact of influenza was greater in 2014/15 and affected older age groups most frequently, with more reported respiratory outbreaks, patients with confirmed influenza admitted to Intensive Care Units/High Dependency Units and excess mortality in those over 65 years of a

Date:

11/08/2015

DOI:

10.14655/6744-933967

Rights: © Public
Suggested citation:

Public Health Agency. (2015) Surveillance of Influenza in Northern Ireland 2014-2015 [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/933967 [Accessed: 21st March 2019].

  

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Public Health Agency
 
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