Rabies
AN UPDATE ON RABIES IN SOUTH AFRICA – December 2020

AN UPDATE ON RABIES IN SOUTH AFRICA – December 2020

AN UPDATE ON RABIES IN SOUTH AFRICA December 2020 COMMUNICATED BY: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES   AN UPDATE ON RABIES IN SOUTH AFRICA December 2020 No new cases of human rabies have been reported in South Africa over the past month. In 2020, as of...

Rabies Fact Sheet in South Africa

Rabies is a contagious viral disease causing damage to the brain and the spinal cord and is uniformly fatal. What is rabies?​ Rabies is a contagious viral disease causing damage to the brain and the spinal cord and is uniformly fatal. It affects both animals and...

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. Key facts Rabies occurs in more than 150 countries and territories. More than 55 000 people die of...

Rabies: updated case report, September 2013

Kindly note that the following reflects the reported rabies cases in South Africa: it does not constitute an outbreak. Kindly note that the following reflects the reported rabies cases in South Africa: it does not constitute an outbreak. A total of seven...

Rabies: updated case report, September 2013

Rabies: updated case report, September 2013 Kindly note that the following reflects the reported rabies cases in South Africa: it does not constitute an outbreak. A total of seven laboratory-confirmed and two probable cases of human rabies has been reported in South...

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,...

Rabies update: South Africa September 2020

An update on rabies in South Africa September 2020 An update on rabies in South Africa Two additional cases of human rabies have been confirmed from KwaZulu-Natal Province during the month of August 2020. The first case involved a two-year-old child from Umlazi (near...

An update on Rabies in South Africa – July 2020

An update on Rabies in South Africa - July 2020 Communicated by: National Institute for Communicable Diseases An update on Rabies in South Africa – July 2020 The first laboratory-confirmed rabies case for 2020 was diagnosed in July. The case involved a...

An update on rabies in South Africa – 14 April 2020

An update on rabies in South Africa Communicated by: National Institute for Communicable Diseases   An update on rabies in South Africa Communicated by: National Institute for Communicable Diseases No cases of human rabies have been laboratory confirmed in South...

Protecting your family and pets against rabies

Protecting your family and pets against rabies Updated: 03 March 2020 Protecting your family and pets against rabies 03 March 2020 Rabies is a serious disease caused by a virus mostly transmitted to humans by domestic dogs. The virus infects the brain and nervous...

AN UPDATE ON RABIES IN SOUTH AFRICA – December 2020

AN UPDATE ON RABIES IN SOUTH AFRICA – December 2020

AN UPDATE ON RABIES IN SOUTH AFRICA December 2020 COMMUNICATED BY: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES   AN UPDATE ON RABIES IN SOUTH AFRICA December 2020 No new cases of human rabies have been reported in South Africa over the past month. In 2020, as of...

Rabies Fact Sheet in South Africa

Rabies is a contagious viral disease causing damage to the brain and the spinal cord and is uniformly fatal. What is rabies?​ Rabies is a contagious viral disease causing damage to the brain and the spinal cord and is uniformly fatal. It affects both animals and...

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. Key facts Rabies occurs in more than 150 countries and territories. More than 55 000 people die of...