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``We're hoping in the next few months we'll be in a position to say that the box is now closed,'' saidDr Mark Salter, a member of Who's communicable disease surveillance and response unit.``If the disease rears its head again, we need to have the information at our fingertips to thrust it back again.''
The DoH issued the warning on its NHS-wide electronic Epinet system on April 13 after the Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre alerted them to the cases.
Thus, although communicable disease surveillance is carried out under provincial public health law, coordination and monitoring occur at the federal level.
Dr Roland Salmon, director of the Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre for National Public Health Service for Wales, said: "The rise in people contacting their GP with flu like symptoms illustrates the spread of the disease across Wales.
Dr Gwenda Hughes at the PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, said: "These reports show we need urgent action to tackle these health issues.
Each week, each practice reports the number of patients with ILI by age and sex to the Public Health Laboratory Service Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, Welsh Unit; data are then summarized and disseminated in a weekly surveillance bulletin.
Dr Roland Salmon, director of the Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre for the National Public Health Service of Wales, said: "As the virus seems to predominantly affect younger age groups, it is expected that we will see more cases in schools.
DrRolandSalmon, right, director of the Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, National Public Health Service for Wales, said: "There have been 10 cases of salmonella agona to date in Wales, of a total of 132.
Dr Roland Salmon, director of the Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre for the National Public Health Service for Wales, said: "If we can do a large-scale vaccination in between wave one and two, then the chances of making pretty drastic reductions in the numbers of people who will fall ill are pretty good.
Dr Roland Salmon, director of the Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, at the National Public Health Service for Wales, said: "There have been eight cases of Salmonella Agona to date in Wales, of a total of 119 and the investigation seeks to establish the source of the illness.
Dr Roland Salmon, director of the communicable disease surveillance centre for the National Public Health Service for Wales, said: "The question is how much of the new vaccine arrives in the UK and how quickly.
Dr Roland Salmon, director of the National Public Health Service for Wales' Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, said: "We are still in the flu season and influenza B tends to occur later than influenza A.
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