Government of New Brunswick
 

New Brunswick Influenza Activity

In New Brunswick, influenza activity remains elevated.

Total Influenza Cases
August 27, 2017 to April 14, 2018

 

Influenza A

 1200

Influenza B

 1114

Both Influenza A & B

 13

Total Hospitalizations*

 594

Total ICU Admissions Associated with Influenza*

 60

Total Deaths Associated with Influenza*

 32

  • The predominant strain last influenza season was influenza A(H3N2).
  • It is important to remember that there are flu related hospitalizations and deaths every flu season, due to various virus strains.
  • The best way to prevent flu is to get the flu shot. Publicly funded influenza vaccine is still available to eligible groups.

*Hospitalizations (including ICU admissions) and Deaths are influenza associated, they may or may not be due to influenza.

This webpage will be updated every Thursday during peak influenza season.

For detailed reports on influenza surveillance please visit “Influenza Surveillance Reports“ under Related Links.