PHE centres see some illnesses regularly and have well-rehearsed processes in place. But some diseases are more unusual than others, for which we must be well prepared. This blog looks at how a case of MERS in England was detected, traced and treated.
Gavin Dabrera is a Consultant in Public Health Medicine at PHE’s National Infection Service, working on preparedness for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and other respiratory infections including Avian Influenza.
Related content and links
About this blog
The official blog of the UK Health Security Agency, providing expert insight on the organisation's work and all aspects of health security.
Comments and moderation
- 11 things to remember for university this year 24 September 2021
- UKHSA operational launch – rebranding digital channels 23 September 2021
- What Londoners can expect this winter 16 September 2021