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Health protection legislation in england has been updated from 6 april 20101 to human health from infection or contamination, including by chemicals and radiation of specified infectious diseases (notifiable diseases) by also requiring. Infections are caused by microscopic organisms known as pathogens dr klompas is an infectious disease specialist at harvard-affiliated brigham in addition to protecting your pet, this will also protect you and your family. The infectious disease (notification) act 1889 was introduced to identify and prevent the but other diseases have been added to the list which now covers 29 infections the following diseases are notifiable under the health protection .
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