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20 July 2017
The Australian Influenza Surveillance Report and Activity Updates are compiled from a number of data sources, which are used to monitor influenza activity and severity in the community. These data sources include laboratory-confirmed notifications to NNDSS; influenza associated hospitalisations; sentinel influenza-like illness (ILI) reporting from general practitioners; ILI-related community level surveys; and sentinel laboratory testing results.
18 August 2016
In March 2013 the World Health Organization (WHO) was notified of human infections with Influenza A (H7N9) by Chinese authorities. Australian health authorities have developed important information for GPs, as well as clinicians and laboratories, and have issued recommendations for laboratories in relation to the outbreak.
This information will be updated as required.
18 August 2015
This page contains information about avian influenza, also known as bird flu. The Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) outbreak in China - (H7N9) web page provides important information for general practitioners, clinicians and laboratories.