What flu was around in 2012?
Over the course of the entire 2012–2013 season, influenza A (H3N2) viruses predominated nationally, followed by influenza B viruses; 2009 influenza A (H1N1) viruses were identified less frequently. Influenza A viruses predominated until the end of February 2013, after which influenza B viruses were detected more often.
How many people died from the flu in Australia 2012?
Nationally Notified Influenza Associated Deaths So far in 2012, 57 influenza associated deaths have been notified to the NNDSS, with a median age of 79 years.
When was the last flu epidemic in Australia?
While influenza epidemics commonly occur each winter, there have been a number of pandemics (epidemics of worldwide proportion) in Australia’s history. These include a series of pandemics in the 1890s, 1957, 1968 and 2009. The most devastating pandemic took place in 1918–19.
How many people died of the flu in Australia 2010?
In 2010, Pneumonia (J12-J18) accounted for 2,322 of the 2,364 registered deaths due to Influenza and pneumonia (J09-J18), or 1.6% of all registered deaths in Australia. As in previous years, more females died from pneumonia than males, with 1,303 female deaths compared with 1,019 male deaths.
How many Australians died from the flu in 2009?
Statistics. During the 2009 flu season in Australia, there were 37,537 confirmed cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and 191 deaths reported in Australia according to Department of Health. In 2009, H1N1 Influenza 2009 (Human Swine Influenza) was the underlying cause of 77 deaths in Australia.
How many people died from the flu in Australia in 2008?
Australian Bureau of Statistics death data The rate of influenza and pneumonia deaths was 7 per 100,000 deaths. In 2008, there were 932 female and 622 male deaths noted as influenza and pneumonia being the underlying cause of death.
How many people died of H1N1 in Australia?
Australia had 37,537 confirmed cases of H1N1 Influenza 2009 (Human Swine Influenza) and 191 deaths reported by Department of Health but only 77 deaths reported by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The actual numbers are much larger, as only serious cases warranted being tested and treated at the time.