Further factsheets are available on the main Agency web pages.
The fact sheets on this site have been produced by the Community Infection Control Team of the Department of Public Health and Clinical Policy, Essex Health Protection Unit. We are doctors (Consultants in Communicable Disease Control - CCDCs) with responsibility for the public health aspects of communicable diseases and non-communicable environmental hazards in Essex.
The fact sheets are intended for the general public and community health care professionals working in Essex. Some of the information and advice may not be applicable elsewhere. The fact sheets are reviewed every six months.