Identification

Name

FluNet

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) World Health Organization (WHO)
Update frequency

Weekly

Created

2012-09-12 18:50:06+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 18:38:25.626418+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

FluNet is a global tool for influenza virological surveillance. The virological data entered into FluNet, e.g., number of influenza viruses detected by subtype, are critical for tracking the movement of viruses globally and interpreting the epidemiological data. The data is publicly available and it is real-time.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early detection
(3) Early warning
URL http://www.who.int/influenza/gisrs_laboratory/flunet/en/
URL (alternate) http://www.who.int/influenza/gisrs_laboratory/flunet/en/index.html
Related system
(1) Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Africa
(2) Americas
(3) Asia
(4) Australia and New Zealand
(5) Europe
(6) Oceania
Geography

Yes

Diseases
(1) Influenza

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Established Databases
(2) Laboratory Records
(3) Official Reports