DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Influenza Surveillance Summary

  • AFHSC is monitoring the current status of the H7N9 influenza outbreak in China. More information will be presented as it becomes available.
  • ILI and Pneumonia and Influenza (P&I) incidence rates continued to trend downward for all regions. This season, there have been 306 reportable medical event (RME) influenza cases among service members (82.7% were vaccinated); an additional 328 cases were reported among other beneficiaries.
  • Across the overseas DoD laboratory surveillance network, influenza activity was at low levels.
  • As of 26 March 2013, vaccine coverage in the active component of the U.S. Armed Forces is 97%. These rates are final.
  • This will be the final DoD Influenza Surveillance Summary of the 2012-2013 season.


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