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Very little influenza in the WHO European Region during the 2020/21 season, weeks40 2020 to 8 2021

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dc.contributor Landspitali - The National University Hospital of Iceland
dc.contributor.author the European Influenza Surveillance Network
dc.date.accessioned 2022-06-01T01:02:42Z
dc.date.available 2022-06-01T01:02:42Z
dc.date.issued 2021-03-18
dc.identifier.citation the European Influenza Surveillance Network 2021 , ' Very little influenza in the WHO European Region during the 2020/21 season, weeks40 2020 to 8 2021 ' , Eurosurveillance , vol. 26 , no. 11 , pp. 1-8 . https://doi.org/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2021.26.11.2100221
dc.identifier.issn 1025-496X
dc.identifier.other PURE: 43298905
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 2ff051a3-e3af-4326-91fe-600145f6f947
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 85103305430
dc.identifier.other WOS: 000630516500001
dc.identifier.other unpaywall: 10.2807/1560-7917.es.2021.26.11.2100221
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11815/3212
dc.description Funding: ECDC and WHO internal funds. Publisher Copyright: © This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) Licence. You may share and adapt the material, but must give appropriate credit to the source, provide a link to the licence and indicate if changes were made.
dc.description.abstract Between weeks40 2020 and 8 2021, the World Health Organization European Region experienced a 99.8% reduction in sentinel influenza virus positive detec-tions (33/25,606 tested; 0.1%) relative to an average of 14,966/39,407 (38.0%; p<0.001) over the same time in the previous six seasons. COVID-19 pandemic public health and physical distancing measures may have extinguished the 2020/21 European seasonal influenza epidemic with just a few sporadic detections of all viral subtypes. This might possibly continue dur-ing the remainder of the influenza season. We study features of influenza epidemiology in the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region from week40 2020 to week8 2021, a period when in usual seasons the highest influenza activity (peak of seasonal epidemic) would be expected. Results are compared to those of the previous six seasons (2014/15-2019/20).
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dc.format.extent 1-8
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Eurosurveillance; 26(11)
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject COVID-19
dc.subject Inflúensa
dc.subject Faraldsfræði
dc.subject COVID-19
dc.subject Influenza, Human / epidemiology
dc.subject sentinel surveillance
dc.subject Epidemiology
dc.subject Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
dc.subject Virology
dc.title Very little influenza in the WHO European Region during the 2020/21 season, weeks40 2020 to 8 2021
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/contributiontojournal/article
dc.description.version Peer reviewed
dc.identifier.pmid 33739256
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2021.26.11.2100221
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dc.contributor.department Faculty of Medicine
dc.contributor.department Clinical Laboratory Services, Diagnostics and Blood Bank

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