For UKHSA, our changing climate is one of the most challenging health security threats we face and understanding and mitigating its impact on our health is a key priority.
Dr Isabel Oliver is Interim Chief Scientific Officer for UKHSA
The virus that causes COVID-19 is known to spread in clusters. Identifying these sources of infection is key to reducing spread and one of the best ways to do this is by looking for common exposures.
We have had some fantastic news recently. More children have been vaccinated against measles and the number of measles infections has reduced. This means that we are getting back on track towards eliminating the disease. Measles has been relatively rare …
Field epidemiology is one of the mainstays of examining outbreaks of infectious disease. Public Health England’s field epidemiology service (FES) contributes to investigating anything from the more common food poisoning incidents to the more exotic such as the new MERS-Coronavirus recently identified …
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