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Latest updates from the BBC Safety team

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    • Coronavirus (Covid-19) – advice for staffAdvice for staff about travel and/or interviewing guests
    • BushfiresGuide to keeping safe when reporting on Australian Bushfires
    • Zika Viral DiseaseZika Viral Disease is a mosquito-borne disease caused by the Zika virus. In 2015, the World Health Organisation declared it a global public health emergency.
    • Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal illness in humans. The virus is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads in the human population through human-to-human transmission.
    • Bird FluOutbreak of Bird Flu in Yorkshire November 2014
    • Safety of Helmet-camsHave you ever mounted a mini-camera (e.g. GoPro) onto the climbing helmet of your presenter or contributor and wondered if it was safe to do so?
    • Automatic External DefibrillatorsBBC Academy launched a first aid training video on defibrillators - what they are, what they do, where they can be found and how to use them.
    • Health and Safety Law postersHSE Health and Safety law posters tell workers what they and their employers need to do in simple terms. They must be displayed on all business premises or employers must provide each of their workers with the equivalent leaflet.
    • MERS: Middle East Respiratory SyndromeThis is a virus that is new to humans and was first identified in Saudi Arabia in 2012.

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