To determine the activity level for a specific germ (high, medium, or low) we compare the current trend in the number of cases of a given germ with trends from previous outbreaks. We also consider how contagious or serious the germ might be.

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Adenovirus

Adenovirus refers to a group of common viruses that mostly affect younger children.

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Bordetella Pertussis

Pertussis is a highly contagious illness that causes spells of uncontrollable coughing.

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Coronavirus

Human coronavirus refers to a group of viruses that cause the common cold around the world.

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Chlamydophila Pneumoniae

Chlamydophila pneumoniae can cause coughing and a sore throat.

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Enterovirus

Enterovirus includes several groups of viruses that mainly affect younger children.

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Gastroenteritis

Gastroenteritis is an infection of the stomach and intestines that can cause vomiting, diarrhea or both. Specific infections can also be found here.
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Influenza

Each year, seasonal flu infections cause a variety of symptoms that start suddenly.

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Metapneumovirus

The human Matapneumovirus (hMPV) virus usually causes mild cold-like symptoms but can lead to serious problems for babies and older people with chronic conditions.

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Mycoplasma Pneumoniae

Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a common cause of respiratory infections in school-age children and young adults.

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Parainfluenza

Parainfluenza (PIV) refers to a group of 4 common viruses.

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus

RSV is a common virus that causes infection in the lungs and breathing passages, often more serious in babies and small children.

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Rhinovirus

Rhinovirus is the main culprit behind the common cold and usually starts with a runny nose, sore throat, and sneezing.