National Influenza Centres (NICs) and other national influenza laboratories from 80 countries, areas or territories reported data to FluNet for the time period from 02 September 2019 to 15 September 2019a(data as of 2019-09-27 04:26:41 UTC). The WHO GISRS laboratories tested more than 36387 specimens during that time period. 2704 were positive for influenza viruses, of which 1650 (61%) were typed as influenza A and 1054 (39%) as influenza B. Of the sub-typed influenza A viruses, 405 (31.7%) were influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 and 874 (68.3%) were influenza A(H3N2). Of the characterized B viruses, 63 (17.7%) belonged to the B-Yamagata lineage …read more