Flu: no epidemic yet in Occitania but an increase in cases

The Regional Health Agency (ARS) of Occitanie publishes this Friday afternoon, November 25, an epidemiological surveillance point which indicates an increase in the number of influenza cases in the region.

While the bronchiolitis epidemic is not weakening, neither in Occitania nor elsewhere in metropolitan France, the seasonal flu epidemic has not yet started in the region.

Call for vaccination

No signs of an outbreak yet “although we note an increase in the number of cases reported in city medicine between November 14 and 21”however, specifies the ARS.

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While several regions of northern France have entered the pre-epidemic phase, ARS Occitanie recommends flu vaccination to all people at risk and to health professionals.

Finally, the Regional Health Agency notes a “low activity” in liberal medicine and in hospital medicine around gastroenteritis.

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