Public health emergency of international concern

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QuotationMarkLeft.png an extraordinary event which is determined to constitute a public health risk to other States through the international spread of disease and to potentially require a coordinated international response QuotationMarkRight.pngInternational Health Regulations (2005)

The WHO declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) is a formal process undertaken to allow more coordinated international action with a public health emergency under the International Health Regulations (2005).

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