Month: December 2019

FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 51, 2019

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) decreases across the country in week-51, it remains below ARI median of previous three years (Figure 1). There was no flu positive detected for the week, therefore, the flu positivity rate is zero (Figure 2). FluView week_51

This was posted on Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 By in Report , .

FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 50, 2019

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) decreased across the country in week-50, it remains below ARI median of previous three years (Figure 1). The Flu positivity rate was 16.7% for the week (Figure 2). Influenza A/pdm09 was the most predominant circulating strain. FluView week_50

This was posted on Friday, December 27th, 2019 By in Report , .

Training health workers on SARI surveillance protocol of 3rd edition 2019

Training Health workers on severe acute respiratory infections (SARI) surveillance protocol of 3rd edition 2019 from 23-25th December, 2019 at at Tashi Yoezerling Resort in Bumthang. The participants consist of Nurses and Laboratory personnel of eleven hospital sentinel sites across the country. The training sessions covered right from the SARI surveillance objective, operational aspects of… [Read more]

This was posted on Friday, December 27th, 2019 By in Featured, News .

FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 47, 2019

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) decreased across the country in week-47, it remains below ARI median of previous three years (Figure 1). The Flu positivity rate (20%) has decreased below threshold (Figure 2). Influenza B/Victoria was most predominant strain circulating and mostly affected age group was between 5-14 years. FluView week_47

This was posted on Sunday, December 1st, 2019 By in Report , .