Updated: Added 'Global high consequence infectious disease events' summary for April 2019.
Public Health England (PHE) produces a monthly report that provides detailed updates on known HCID events around the world. HCIDs are characterised by acute infectious illness, ability to spread person-to-person, high case-fatality rate, difficulty in rapid recognition and detection, lack of effective treatments and the need for co-ordination at the national level to appropriately respond. The purpose of this report is simply to raise awareness.seen at 14:37, 15 May in Publications on GOV.UK.
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