Quarterly communicable disease review January to March 1999

September 1999
Journal of Public Health Medicine;Sep1999, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p348
Academic Journal
The article presents briefs related to public health in Great Britain. The British Health Department issued revised guidance on the management of HIV-infected health care workers, dividing the exposure-prone procedures into higher and lower risk categories. Influenza and influenza-like illness reached their highest level since 1989-1990. An outbreak of verocytotoxin producing Escherichia coli occurred between February and March 1999, affecting at least 60 people.


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