Version 7.2, 19 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.
For other MERS-CoV guidance and information see the MERS-CoV page of the HPS Website.
For other avian influenza guidance and information see the Avian influenza page of the HPS Website.
Infection control guidance for severe respiratory illness from novel or emerging pathogens: MERS-CoV and Avian influenza