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HEALTH   14 May 2010, 8:46AM

CREDIT: Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Influenza Weekly Update (Added by Ministry of Health) - 1250 views ID: 8970

Weekly consultation rates for influenza-like illness in New Zealand, 2008-2010


Week 18: 4 May - 10 May

*A weekly rate of less than 50 ILI consultations per 100,000 patient population is considered baseline activity. A rate of 50-249 is considered indicative of normal seasonal influenza activity, and a rate of 250-399 indicative of higher than expected influenza activity. A rate of over 400 ILI consultations per 100,000 patient population indicates an epidemic level of influenza activity.

Source: Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Influenza Weekly Update 2010/18



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