influenza: Influenza Infections Time Series

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Weekly number of reported influenza cases in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany) from January 2001 to May 2013.




A data frame with variables year and week giving the year and calendar week of observation, and with a variable cases giving the number of reported cases in the respective week.


Robert Koch Institute: SurvStat@RKI,, accessed on 10th June 2013.

The data are provided with kind permission of the Robert Koch Institute. Further details and terms of usage are given at More data reported under the German Infectious Diseases Protection Act is available via the SurvStat@RKI web application linked above.

See Also

campy, ecoli, ehec, measles in this package, polio in package

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