Influenza cases down by 99% in Australia compared with May 2019

Influenza cases down 99% (no that’s not a typo) compared with May last year.
208 laboratory confirmed influenza cases compared with 30-567 in May last year – and the rate of testing for anyone with upper respiratory tract symptoms is markedly up.
It goes to show the impact that good hand hygiene, cough etiquette, social distancing and avoiding others when sick has.

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Dr Lachlan Soper