GUIDELINES FOR THE TREATMENT OF MALARIA IN SOUTH AFRICA 2016

The Department of Health and the South African Malaria Elemination Committee (SAMEC)

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Meningococcal disease

In South Africa, meningococcal disease is endemic and cases occur year-round, but with seasonal peaks in winter and early spring.

In addition, there is a natural cyclical pattern of meningococcal disease with peaks of disease occurring every 5 to 10 years. Current rates of meningococcal disease in South Africa are at a nadir and an increase in rates is expected, based on known periodicity.

Updated: 01 November 2016

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  • Original author: NICD
  • Date originally published: 8/09/2014
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