While Ebola virus disease continues to ravage part of west Africa, NSW Health has been working to ensure NSW hospitals and clinicians are well prepared for possible cases should they present here.
Nationally and locally, work by NSW Health and partner agencies has included the development of:
Communications through multiple conference calls with potentially impacted clinical and public health networks have been key for sharing intelligence, developing protocols, and learning from experiences.
For an overview of preparedness activities and resources go to NSW Health Ebola Resources
In the meantime, the routine work to protect against less exotic diseases continues. In this edition we provide a few examples, as well as the usual bunch of quizzes to keep you on your toes.