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Public Health England (PHE) issued advice on 1 February to employers, employees and the public on actions to take to limit the spread of the latest Coronavirus.

The latest PHE guidance is designed to assist professionals when providing advice to staff and the general public on how to prevent spread of 2019-nCoV infection. The guidance covers the following topics:

1. Preventing spread of infection

2. Actions on return from China

3. Symptoms and what to do

4. Feeling unwell while away from home

5. Travel to countries outside China that have 2019-nCoV cases

6. Cleaning shared spaces

For further advice on suggested protocols stemming from previous SARS/MERS outbreaks, see this website.

A good website to keep up to date on the spread of the infection in China and worldwide can be found here


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