30 Jan 2020

Public Health England has issued advice to anyone who has been to Wuhan, China, in the past 14 days.

Public Health England has issued the following advice to anyone who has been to Wuhan, China, in the past 14 days.

If you develop ANY of the following after having visited Wuhan, contact a healthcare professional:

  • Cough
  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Difficulty breathing

If you develop symptoms within 14 days of travel to Wuhan, please stay indoors and avoid contact with others where possible.  Ring NHS 111 or contact your GP and tell them that you have travelled to Wuhan for free advice and treatment.

Public Health England state that based on the current available evidnece, the risk to the UK population is low.  Visit the Public Health England website for more information and futher updates. You can also view the Q&A blog here.

 

Posters (below) giving the above information will be circulated to hospitals and health centres across England.

Downloadable poster in English available here.

Downloadable poster in Chinese available here.