Month: April 2018

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 16, 2018

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in the week was Influenza B/Yamagata. The overall incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 39/1000 outpatient visits and 7/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The most laboratory-confirmed affected age group belonged to 5-14 years old (Figure 1). Fluview week 16

This was posted on Monday, April 30th, 2018 By in Report , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 15, 2018

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in the week was Influenza B/Yamagata. The overall incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 54/1000 outpatient visits and 8/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The most laboratory-confirmed affected age group belonged to5-14 years old(Figure 1). Fluview Week 15

This was posted on Thursday, April 26th, 2018 By in Report .

RCDC Quarterly Bulletin, Volume 13, January – March, 2018

Royal Centre for Disease Control (RCDC) is pleased to launch its First Quarterly Surveillance Bulletin for 2018. The aim of the bulletin is to provide insight and regular update on various disease surveillance conducted by Royal Centre for Disease Control to policymakers in the Ministry of Health, health professionals and relevant stakeholders. The current bulletin… [Read more]

This was posted on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 By in Bulletin .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 14, 2018

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in the week was Influenza B/Yamagata. The overall incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 33/1000 outpatient visits and 7/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The most laboratory-confirmed affected age group belonged to 5-14 years old (Figure 1). Fluview week 14

This was posted on Monday, April 16th, 2018 By in Report , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 13, 2018

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in this week was Influenza B/Yamagata. The overall incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 27/1000 outpatient visits and 10/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The most laboratory-confirmed affected age group belonged to 5-14 years old (Figure 1). Fluview week 13

This was posted on Friday, April 6th, 2018 By in Report , .

Monthly Epidemiology Report for March 2018

Three cases of bacterial meningitis with no death were reported from JDWNRH. All cases were under one year of age. A total of 14 suspected measles cases (Paro (4) Thimphu (3) Sarpang (3) Samtse (2) Trashigang (1) and Bumthang (1)) were reported during the month of March 2018. Of these, one from Thimphu, two from… [Read more]

This was posted on Friday, April 6th, 2018 By in Report , .