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DATA AND SURVEILLANCE

The above surveillance data is current as of May 16, 2020.

From the Respiratory Disease Epidemiologist - May 24, 2020

West Virginia has declared influenza activity over MMWR Week 20 (May 10 - May 16) to be SPORADIC for the FluView national influenza surveillance report. All influenza surveillance indicators remained below the state and regional thresholds calculated for elevated influenza activity.

Reporting frequency will switch to monthly at this time. Weekly reporting will resume when the 2020-2021 influenza season commences on September 27, 2020.

Influenza-like illness (fever with cough or sore throat) can be caused by several respiratory pathogens including the novel coronavirus. The CDC has guidance for what to do if you get sick with either influenza or  COVID-19, including what emergency signs warrant immediate medical attention. For more information regarding COVID-19 and the novel coronavirus, please visit coronavirus.wv.gov.

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