Resources and Links


Influenza Information

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The Australian Immunisation Handbook

Clinical guidelines for health professionals on the use of vaccines

Australian Influenza Specialist Group

Information about influenza, vaccination, seasonal progress and monitoring in Australia

Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI)

ATAGI advice on the the administration of vaccines

Influenza in New Zealand

Information about influenza in New Zealand

National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance

Research, surveillance and advice on vaccine preventable diseases and immunisation

National Immunisation Program

Australian Government Department of Health website on immunisation, including influenza vaccinatinion

NSW Department of Health

Information about influenza, vaccination, public health and monthly surveillance data

WA Department of Health

Information about influenza, vaccination and public health management

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Surveillance Information

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Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing

Information and statistics on influenza trends in Australia

Communicable Diseases Network Australia

Surveillance information and related publications for Australia and New Zealand

Australian Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR)

weekly influenza consultation rates and sentinel surveillance reports for New Zealand.


Public influenza surveillance program in which anyone in Australia or New Zealand can join to contribute data to a simple weekly online survey during the Southern Hemisphere influenza season each year.

Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)

Surveillance information for Victoria, Australia

Virus WAtch

Weekly surveillance data from the Government of Western Australia

South Australian Communicable Disease Control Branch (CDCB)

Weekly information on cases of influenza, influenza-like illness and other common respiratory illnesses in the South Australian community

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Influenza Information

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

General influenza information, US surveillance data, and information on vaccines, antivirals and H5N1

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

General influenza information, scientific advances and publications, surveillance updates, epidemiological data

International Society for Influenza and other Respiratory Virus Diseases

scientific professional society providing resources, peer-reviewed publications and conferences related to influenza

National Council for Aging Care's Guide to Seasonal Flu for Seniors

General information about seasonal influenza, symptoms and vaccination for people aged 65 years and older

As this is US website, information about seasonality and available vaccinations will be specific to this region

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)

Information on influenza including the mutation of virus strains and vaccination guidelines

National Institute for Communicable Diseases

Information about influenza and other infectious diseases in South Africa

World Health Organisation (WHO)

General influenza information, information on vaccines, pandemic influenza, WHO programmes, and H5N1

Worldwide Influenza Institute

UK institute with information and news about influenza research, surveillance and resources

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Surveillance Information

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Asia-Pacific Alliance for the Control of Influenza

Links to surveillance information from countries in the Asia-Pacific region

Chinese National Influenza Center

Information on influenza, surveillance and research around the world and in China

European Influenza Surveillance Network (EISN)

Virological and clinical data concerning influenza across Europe


WHO Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System, enables access to statistical data on communicable diseases around the world

Health Canada: Flu Watch

Surveillance data on influenza in Canada

National Institute for Infectious Disease (NIID)

Surveillance graphs and tables on influenza throughout Japan through the Infectious Agents Surveillance Report

Public Health England

Provides influenza surveillance reports for the UK

Singapore Ministry of Health

Weekly reports on infectious disease in Sinapore

Thai National Influenza Center

Weekly surveillance reports on influenza samples from health centre sites throughout Thailand (in Thai)

WHO Western Pacific Region

Bi-weekly reports on influenza surveillance from the Western Pacific region, as well as links to surveillance sites for individual countries

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Research Resources

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All Virology on the WWW

Links to influenza-related websites


Collaborative international database of influenza sequences with tools for sharing and analysis of data

Influenza Research Database

Database for searching, aligning and analysing influenza sequences

Influenza Virus Resource

NCBI resource for analysing influenza sequences, submitting to GenBank and accessing related publications


Open source project with phylogenetic analysis of circulating viruses using sequences taken from public databases

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Antiviral Treatments

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