Influenza Annual Report 2015
This report summarises the results from influenza surveillance in New Zealand in 2015. It provides information on community-based ILI and related influenza disease (obtained from national and SHIVERS GP-based ILI surveillance). It also describes hospital-based influenza morbidity and mortality (obtained from SHIVERS SARI surveillance and the Ministry of Health’s National Minimum Data Set [NMDS]). In addition, it includes surveillance data from Healthline and HealthStat, laboratory-based antiviral susceptibility and genetic data as well as influenza immunisation coverage data obtained from the Ministry of Health.