Influenza Partners

    West Virginia has reported influenza activity as “No Activity” for MMWR week 51 (week ending Saturday December 24, 2011) and “Sporadic Activity” for MMWR week 52 (week ending Saturday December 31, 2011).   There were 1303 cases of influenza-like illness (ILI) reported during MMWR week 51. Thirty eight sentinel providers reported less than […] Continue Reading »

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Influenza Partners

Dear Influenza Partners,   West Virginia has reported influenza activity as “No Activity” for MMWR week 48 (week ending Saturday December 3, 2011). West Virginia did report “Sporadic” for MMWR week 49 (week ending December 10, 2011)   During times of low influenza activity, the negative predictive value of a rapid test for influenza is […] Continue Reading »

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Influenza Partners

      Dear Influenza Partners, West Virginia has reported influenza activity as “Sporadic” for MMWR week 47 (week ending Saturday November 26, 2011).   There were 560 cases of influenza-like illness (ILI) reported during MMWR week 47. Thirty-three sentinel providers reported about one percent (1.12%) of the visits were for ILI. This is a […] Continue Reading »

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