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Waikato Respiratory Virus Report - Week 32

14 August 2018

Influenza numbers remain high. However, only 29% of samples are positive for Influenza A so most patients would not benefit from Oseltamivir because there a variety of other viruses circulating too. Sample numbers and Influenza A positives from community testing in the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Rotorua have increased over the last 2 weeks (data not shown on these charts).

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Waikato Respiratory Virus Report - Week 49

24 December 2018

Virus levels remain low. We’ve only had one Influenza detected in the past month. We are back to the summer pattern with a variety of less pathogenic viruses, mostly rhinovirus.

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Waikato Respiratory Virus Report - Week 42

8 November 2018

Specimen numbers continue to decline. Respiratory virus activity is now at summer levels. Rhinoviruses and a few Coronaviruses are still circulating.

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