Wednesday, 06 July 2016 00:00

Rabies

Rabies is endemic in South Africa and most human cases are as a result of exposure to rabid dogs.

Update 01 November 2016

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Wednesday, 06 August 2014 09:45

Rabies

There has been an increase in rabies activity in North West Province. Rabies pre-exposure prophylaxis is strongly recommended for those expatriates working in areas where there is a high risk of rabies. For more information refer to the NICD Communiqué, July. 

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General travel health advice for travelling to South Africa, including routine and recommended vaccinations.  Details on - Yellow Fever, Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Poliomyelitis, Hepatitis, Typhoid Fever, Cholera, Rabies

Updated 06 July 2016

Saturday, 22 June 2013 02:00

Rabies factsheet

Rabies is a fatal illness caused by a virus that spreads to humans from contact with animal saliva. This can happen when an infected animal bites or scratches you.

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