Dear UK Health Security Agency,

Please can you tell me whether the ongoing incident referred to in: has closed yet?

Yours faithfully,

Dr Buckley

Enquiries, UK Health Security Agency

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Dear Dr Buckley,


Thank you for your email of 20 April 2024 to the UK Health Security Agency
(UKHSA) regarding a Brucella canis incident. I work on the team that
handles enquiries and have been asked to respond to your request.


For reference purposes, you raised a query about the Brucella canis
incident mentioned in this Freedom of Information request: [1]603 FOI
Brucella canis cases among humans in the UK.pdf ( I
can confirm the incident remains under investigation and has yet to be
closed. We are therefore not in a position to respond to your original
questions in relation to case numbers in 2023.


Yours sincerely,



Enquiries Team 

Parliamentary and Public Accountability Team (PPAT) 

UK Health Security Agency  

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From: Ms Buckley <[5][FOI #1120667 email]>
Sent: 20 April 2024 13:29
To: Information Rights <[6][email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Brucella canis - ongoing

Dear UK Health Security Agency,

Please can you tell me whether the ongoing incident referred to in:
has closed yet?

Yours faithfully,

Dr Buckley


Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
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Dear Enquiries,

Thanks Scott. I will enquire again in a month's time.

Yours sincerely,

Ms Buckley

Enquiries, UK Health Security Agency

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Yours sincerely,

UK Health Security Agency Enquiries Team   


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