Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Novel H1N1 Flu Situation Update

Data reported to CDC by August 7, 2009, 11:00 AM ET.

A total of 6,506 hospitalizations and 436 deaths associated with novel influenza A (H1N1) viruses have been reported to CDC in 50 reporting States and Territories (including the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands).

The number of hospitalized novel H1N1 cases and deaths presented above are an aggregate of reports received by CDC from U.S. states and territories and will be updated weekly each Friday at 11am. For state level information, refer to state health departments.

CDC discontinued reporting of individual confirmed and probable cases of novel H1N1 infection on July 24, 2009. CDC will report the total number of hospitalizations and deaths weekly, and continue to use its traditional surveillance systems to track the progress of the novel H1N1 flu outbreak. For more information about CDC’s novel H1N1 influenza surveillance system, see Questions & Answers About CDC's Novel H1N1 Influenza Surveillance.


Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 - update 61
6 August 2009

The breakdown of the number of laboratory-confirmed cases is given in this map.

Cumulative number of global laboratory-confirmed cases = 177,457 (1462 deaths)

WHO has a very cool interface map as well...which requires Flash. The numbers are a little behind, but it gives a very cool overall.

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