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Prevention of infection and communicable disease control in prisons and places of detention

This document from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) provides guidance for healthcare workers and other staff who work in prisons and places of detention. The manual provides advice on specific infections and dealing with outbreaks, key points on immunisation and vaccination and guidance on infecti…

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More people sick in E. coli outbreak

An outbreak of E. coli linked to contaminated vegetables has caused at least 18 deaths and now hundreds of infections in Germany, Sweden and other countries.

It is believed to have spread through Europe from tainted salad vegetables, with contamination suspected to have occurred at some point during…

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