HPS Monthly National Seasonal Respiratory Report - week ending 12 August 2018

Publication Date: 15 August 2018

In week 32, the overall assessment remains green (below baseline activity).

  • The period of intensive Influenza surveillance for 2017/18 has ended. Over the summer (weeks 21-39) an influenza update report will be published every four weeks unless influenza (or other viral respiratory pathogen) activity increases significantly.
  • The colour indicators for community influenza transmission, influenza in closed settings and influenza associated mortality remained green (below baseline activity).
  • The period for influenza vaccination for the 2017/18 season is now complete. Over the summer, vaccine uptake data will be verified using general practice claims for payment data.
  • The CMO letters in respect of the 2018/19 Flu Vaccination Programme have now been published by Scottish Government (see links section).

Resource information

Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Surveillance Report