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Gnathostomiasis

Gnathostomiasis Gnathostomiasis is caused by invading larvae of roundworm parasites of Gnathostoma species (see http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/gnathostoma/). These parasites have a complicated life cycle involving a variety of mammal and other hosts, including snakes,...

Beyond our Borders May 2020

Beyond our Borders May 2020 Communicated by: National Institute for Communicable Diseases BEYOND OUR BORDERS The ‘Beyond our Borders’ column focuses on selected and current international diseases that may affect South Africans travelling abroad. 1. Plague:...

NICD-NHLS Communique Sep 2014

This communiqué is published by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) on a monthly basis for the purpose of providing up-to-date information on communicable diseases in South Africa. Much of the information is therefore preliminary and should...

Zika virus

Zika Virus: No threat for travellers to South Africa Updated: 12 April 2017 Zika Virus: No threat for travellers to South Africa Travellers to South Africa There has been no local transmission of Zika virus in South Africa to date. Zika virus has not been found in...

Beyond our Borders – July 2020

Beyond our Borders - July 2020 Communicated by: National Institute for Communicable Diseases BEYOND OUR BORDERS – JULY 2020 The ‘Beyond our Borders’ column focuses on selected and current international diseases that may affect South Africans...

Beyond our Borders October 2018

Beyond our Borders October 2018 BEYOND OUR BORDERS OCTOBER 2018 Communicated by: National Institute for Communicable Diseases The ‘Beyond our Borders’ column focuses on selected and current international diseases that may affect South Africans travelling...

Beyond our Borders – September 2020

BEYOND OUR BORDERS SEPTEMBER 2020 BEYOND OUR BORDERS – SEPTEMBER 2020 BRUCELLOSIS – CHINA: GANSU As of Monday 14 September 2020, a total of 3 245 people had tested positive for brucellosis in Lazhou, North West of China’s Gansu Province. This is...

Gnathostomiasis

Gnathostomiasis Gnathostomiasis is caused by invading larvae of roundworm parasites of Gnathostoma species (see http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/gnathostoma/). These parasites have a complicated life cycle involving a variety of mammal and other hosts, including snakes,...

Beyond our Borders May 2020

Beyond our Borders May 2020 Communicated by: National Institute for Communicable Diseases BEYOND OUR BORDERS The ‘Beyond our Borders’ column focuses on selected and current international diseases that may affect South Africans travelling abroad. 1. Plague:...