Lenee Blanton, Desiree Mustaquim, Noreen Alabi, Krista Kniss, Natalie Kramer, Alicia Budd, Shikha Garg, Charisse N Cummings, Alicia M Fry, Joseph Bresee, Wendy Sessions, Rebecca Garten, Xiyan Xu, Anwar Isa Abd Elal, Larisa Gubareva, John Barnes, David E Wentworth, Erin Burns, Jacqueline Katz, Daniel Jernigan, Lynnette Brammer
This report summarizes U.S. influenza activity* during October 2, 2016-February 4, 2017,(†) and updates the previous summary (1). Influenza activity in the United States began to increase in mid-December, remained elevated through February 4, 2017, and is expected to continue for several more weeks. To date, influenza A (H3N2) viruses have predominated overall, but influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 and influenza B viruses have also been identified.
February 17, 2017: MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report