National Influenza Centres (NICs) and other national influenza laboratories from 111 countries, areas or territories reported data to FluNet for the time period from 06 January 2020 to 19 January 2020 a(data as of 2020-01-31 05:10:18 UTC). The WHO GISRS laboratories tested more than 130830 specimens during that time period. A total of 33190 specimens were positive for influenza viruses, of which 23283 (70.2%) were typed as influenza A and 9907 (29.8%) as influenza B. Of the sub-typed influenza A viruses, 7834 (58.8%) were influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 and 5478 (41.2%) were influenza A(H3N2). Of the characterized B viruses, 42 (1.4%) belonged …read more