Guidance

Respiratory virus circulation: England and Wales

Information on the six major respiratory viruses reported from PHE and NHS laboratories in England and Wales, between week 1 of 2008 and week 41 of 2018.

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This document includes:

  • information on the 6 major respiratory viruses reported from Public Health England (PHE) and NHS laboratories voluntary surveillance database
  • a chart illustrating the number of reports by specimen year

It can be used for research purposes by healthcare professionals.

Published 24 July 2014
Last updated 7 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated with data between week 1 of 2008, and week 41 of 2018.
  2. Added data between week 1 of 2008 and week 31 of 2018.
  3. Graph updated to show data covering week 1 of 2007 until week 10 of 2018.
  4. Graph updated to show period between week 1 of 2007 and week 44 of 2017.
  5. Updated graph to show data for week 1 of 2007 and week 32 of 2017.
  6. Updated document with new figures.
  7. Updated graph to week 49, 2016.
  8. Updated with data up to week 40 of 2016.
  9. Updated 6 major respiratory viruses graph.
  10. Updated graph with data leading up to week 41 2014, instead of week 44 2014.
  11. The respiratory pathogen circulation has been updated.
  12. First published.