Update: Novel Influenza A in Ohio
Eleven people with exposure to pigs at an Ohio county fair have tested positive for an influenza virus that normally infects pigs and not people. Rare human infections with flu viruses that normally infect pigs have occurred in the past, most commonly in the context of exposure to pigs at agriculture fairs.
2016-2017 Influenza Season Week 29 ending July 22, 2017
All data are preliminary and may change as more reports are received.
WHO and NREVSS collaborating laboratories, which include both public health and clinical laboratories located in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, report to CDC the total number of respiratory specimens tested for influenza and the number positive for influenza by virus type. In addition, public health laboratories also report the influenza A subtype (H1 or H3) and influenza B lineage information for the viruses they test and the age or age group of the persons from whom the specimens were collected. Additional virologic data can be found at:http://gis.cdc.gov/grasp/fluview/fluportaldashboard.html and http://gis.cdc.gov/grasp/fluview/flu_by_age_virus.html.