Ebola virus disease: risk assessment at police custody suites

Ebola virus disease (EVD) risk assessment for police staff.

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This document was withdrawn in June 2018. For current advice on Ebola, see the Ebola collection.


[Withdrawn] Ebola virus disease: current risk assessment at police custody suites

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This guidance was written during the 2014 to 2015 Ebola outbreak in West Africa. It provides an algorithm for assessing the risk of Ebola virus disease (EVD) posed by new entrants to police custody suites.

Published 20 October 2014
Last updated 22 January 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added 21 January guidance. Epidemiology updated. First port of call for Police (in case of a suspect Ebola case): local health protection team (rather than 111).
  2. Updated guidance with new fever threshold.
  3. Updated guidance.
  4. First published.