20 January 2020 – Central Epidemic Command Centre established

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Health, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Creating and using advisory groups or committees; Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Taiwan Centers for Disease Control

Overview: 1. Central Epidemic Command Center established
2. Expand surveillance definition to include travel history to China (not limited to Wuhan)
3. Flyers to remind travelers of the outbreak in Wuhan to be handed out on all flights coming in from China (including Hong Kong and Macau)
Full details here: https://www.cdc.gov.tw/Bulletin/Detail/32NPG1QXFhAmaOLjDOpNmg?typeid=9

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: International – government
Evidence/Justification: Thailad, Japan, and South Korea have all had imported disease from Wuhan, indicating that there is community spread of the disease and the outbreak is continuing.