AHPPC novel coronavirus statement on 1 February 2020

The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC), on the advice of the Communicable Diseases Network Australia (CDNA), has considered the changes in epidemiology of novel coronavirus in China.


Novel coronavirus update

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The new AHPPC recommendations include:

  • increase travel warnings to level 4 – do not travel to all of mainland China
  • ask all travellers arriving out of mainland China (not just Hubei Province) to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from the time they leave mainland China


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