Which Viruses Dominate This Year's Flu?

The most common viruses circulating this season are two A group viruses, H3N2 and H1N1, and some B viruses.

H3N2 is referred to Australian flu by some, it’s because H3N2 was common in the Australian 2017 season, but H3N2 didn’t emerge from Australia, it emerged from somewhere in or near Hong Kong.

H3N2 dominated season is generally pretty bad. In 2017 Australian Season, 55% of the cases were H3N2. In the entire season, Australia had seen 2.3 times of hospital admission over the past five-year average, and 745 confirmed deaths over the past five-year average 176 fatalities, which is 4.2 times.

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