Cholera

Cholera factsheet

Cholera is a serious illness caused by several different types of bacteria. It is spread by drinking or eating contaminated water and food. Key facts Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal disease that can kill within hours if left untreated. There are an estimated 3–5...

Cholera – update September 2014

Cholera was confirmed in an adult female traveller returning from Accra, Ghana. She spent ten days in Accra and returned to South Africa (SA) on 26 July 2014. Cholera was confirmed in an adult female traveller returning from Accra, Ghana. She spent ten days in Accra...

No suspected cholera cases in City of Tshwane 04 July 2018

No suspected cholera cases in City Of Tshwane Updated: 04 July 2018 No suspected cholera cases in City of Tshwane June 28, 2018 325 The NICD is assisting the Department of Health to investigate a report from a councillor of increased cases of diarrhoeal disease...

Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe 17 September 2018

Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe Updated: 17 September 2018 Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe September 17, 2018 427 An outbreak of cholera has been confirmed in Harare, Zimbabwe. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that as at 11 September 2018, almost 2 000...

Cholera factsheet

Cholera is a serious illness caused by several different types of bacteria. It is spread by drinking or eating contaminated water and food. Key facts Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal disease that can kill within hours if left untreated. There are an estimated 3–5...

Cholera – update September 2014

Cholera was confirmed in an adult female traveller returning from Accra, Ghana. She spent ten days in Accra and returned to South Africa (SA) on 26 July 2014. Cholera was confirmed in an adult female traveller returning from Accra, Ghana. She spent ten days in Accra...