Influenzanet is a system to monitor the activity of influenza-like-illness (ILI) with the aid of volunteers via the internet

http://www.influenzanet.info/

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Participating countries and volunteers:

The Netherlands 0
Belgium 0
Portugal 1167
Italy 4867
Great Britain 0
Sweden 3559
Germany 0
Austria 0
Switzerland 1368
France 0
Spain 1035
Ireland 3
Denmark 3199
InfluenzaNet is a system to monitor the activity of influenza-like-illness (ILI) with the aid of volunteers via the internet. It has been operational in The Netherlands and Belgium (since 2003), Portugal (since 2005) and Italy (since 2008), and the current objective is to implement InfluenzaNet in more European countries.

In contrast with the traditional system of sentinel networks of mainly primary care physicians coordinated by the European Influenza Surveillance Scheme (EISS), InfluenzaNet obtains its data directly from the population. This creates a fast and flexible monitoring system whose uniformity allows for direct comparison of ILI rates between countries.

Any resident of a country where InfluenzaNet is implemented can participate by completing an online application form, which contains various medical, geographic and behavioural questions. Participants are reminded weekly to report any symptoms they have experienced since their last visit. The incidence of ILI is determined on the basis of a uniform case definition.

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La campaña de vacunación de la gripe comenzará a principios de noviembre

La campaña de vacunación de la gripe comenzará a principios de noviembre

La campaña de vacunación contra la gripe comenzará este año a principios de noviembre. La Dirección General de Salud Pública ha intentado en los últimos años adaptar el inicio de la vacunación al comportamiento del virus, que suele tener mayor incidencia a partir de diciembre o enero, cuando se registra una bajada más drástica de las temperaturas

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