Health topic quickview: Influenza

A collection of Influenza-related information in the Health website.

Page last updated: 30 June 2022 (this page is generated automatically and reflects updates to other content within the website)

A quickview of health information

Australian Influenza Surveillance Report and Activity Updates

24 June 2022

The Australian Influenza Surveillance Report and Activity Updates are compiled from a number of data sources, which are used to monitor influenza activity and severity in the community. These data sources include laboratory-confirmed notifications to NNDSS; influenza associated hospitalisations; sentinel influenza-like illness (ILI) reporting from general practitioners; ILI-related community level surveys; and sentinel laboratory testing results.

Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) in China
Influenza A (H7N9)

18 August 2016

In March 2013 the World Health Organization (WHO) was notified of human infections with Influenza A (H7N9) by Chinese authorities. Australian health authorities have developed important information for GPs, as well as clinicians and laboratories, and have issued recommendations for laboratories in relation to the outbreak.

This information will be updated as required.

Avian Influenza or Bird Flu

18 August 2015

This page contains information about avian influenza, also known as bird flu. The Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) outbreak in China - (H7N9) web page provides important information for general practitioners, clinicians and laboratories.