17 Feb URGENT PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE – NOVEL CORONAVIRUS
Queensland Health just released an important public health alert on novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
- There is an update of countries to be included in a travel history of patients presenting with respiratory symptoms for possible exposure to COVID-19.
- If a clinician determines that a person under investigation should be tested then that person must be managed as a suspect case.
Follow the below link for a PDF copy of the Coronavirus Public Health Alert, which is authorized by Dr Heidi Carroll, Executive Officer, Communicable Diseases branch Incident Management Team.