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Wuhan Novel Coronavirus
For the lastest information and advice about the coronavirus, click the links below and the images on the left.  It is important to remember that if you are concerned that you may have contracted the virus, to reduce the risk of spread DO NOT VISIT YOUR GP SURGERY OR HOSPITAL.  Instead, call your GP or NHS 111 and they will tell you what you need to do next.
Public Health England Advice and Information
PHE responds to around 10,000 disease outbreaks and health emergencies every year both at home and abroad, ranging from e-coli, legionnaires and TB through to emerging threats such as the outbreak of a novel (new) coronavirus in Wuhan, China.  For PHE information and advice on coronavirus, please click here.
NHS Advice and Information
Wuhan novel coronavirus (WN-CoV) is a new respiratory illness that has not previously been seen in humans.  Currently, the risk of getting the illness in the UK is low.  For further NHS advice and information, please click here. Information
News of a new virus spreading throughout China and parts of Asia has authorities on high alert to identify and isolate any new cases. So what do you need to know about this new virus - and should you be worried?  Click here for advice and information.