Tags: Disease

What measures should HR be taking on Ebola?

Kate Brearley, head of employment at international law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP, comments on what measures employers and HR teams should consider taking regarding Ebola: “With the international spread of the Ebola virus in the news and prompting health professionals to test procedures to deal with a UK outbreak, employers should be assessing their own…

Death from Legionnaires’ Disease in Stoke-on-Trent

One patient has died and 15 more people have contracted Legionnaires’ Disease in an outbreak in Stoke-on-Trent, reports the BBC. However, three patients have been discharged and no new cases of Legionnaires’ Disease have presented themselves within the last 24 hours, health officials said. A Health Protection Agency spokesman said eight people remain in hospital,…