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Influenza Surveillance: FluWatch Weekly/Bi-weekly Influenza Surveillance Reports

Creator: Public Health Agency of Canada

Geography: North America, Canada

Categories: Infectious Diseases

Tags: influenza, surveillance

Date: 1999-



The Viral Respiratory Diseases Section, Immunization and Respiratory Infections Division, Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control (CIDPC), produces weekly or biweekly FluWatch reports, summarizing influenza surveillance activities in Canada. Weekly reports are produced during the influenza season (October - May) and biweekly reports are produced during the off season (June - September). Influenza surveillance is a collaborative effort between provincial and territorial ministries of health, participating laboratories, The College of Family Physicians of Canada, sentinel physicians, and CIDPC.