Infection control guidance for severe respiratory illness from novel or emerging pathogens: MERS-CoV and Avian influenza (e.g. A/H7N9, A/H5N1)

Publication Date: 18 June 2015

​This document outlines the infection prevention and control advice for healthcare workers who may be involved in receiving and caring for patients, primarily within healthcare settings, who may be infected with MERS-CoV or avian influenza (e.g. A/H7N9 or A/H5N1). The information contained within this document is for the use of clinical and public health colleagues.​

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Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance