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Rabies outbreak: West Rand, Gauteng

Rabies outbreak: West Rand, Gauteng

Please note there is a rabies outbreak in the West Rand. Will everyone in this area, which includes areas such as Cradle of Humankind, Muldersdrift, Honeydew and Magaliesberg, please be very vigilant and if anyone gets bitten by a domestic, farm or wild animal, they...

Beyond our Borders December 2018

Beyond our Borders December 2018 BEYOND OUR BORDERS DECEMBER 2018 1. Cholera: Zimbabwe On 6 September 2018, a cholera outbreak in Harare was declared by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) of Zimbabwe and notified to WHO on the same day. A clinical sample...

Communicable Diseases Communiqué November 2017

Communicable Diseases Communiqué November 2017   Contents include:  An update on rabies in South Africa, 2017 Plague in Madagascar: an update Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in South Africa, 2017 Measles outbreaks and surveillance update in South...

Beyond our Borders March 2019

Beyond our Borders 02 April 2019 BEYOND OUR BORDERS MARCH 2019 Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi: Tropical Cyclone Idai: The cyclone Idai hit the city of Beira in Mozambique and caused flooding in parts of neighbouring Zimbabwe and Malawi. As of 20 March 2019, more than...

March 2014 NICD-NHLS Communicable Diseases Communique

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...

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 June 2019

Beyond our Borders June 2019 Updated 28 June 2019 BEYOND OUR BORDERS JUNE 2019 Influenza: Australia, Chile, South Africa, and New Zealand As of 7 June 2019, Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System laboratories reported 5 285 specimens tested positive for...

Rabies outbreak: West Rand, Gauteng

Rabies outbreak: West Rand, Gauteng

Please note there is a rabies outbreak in the West Rand. Will everyone in this area, which includes areas such as Cradle of Humankind, Muldersdrift, Honeydew and Magaliesberg, please be very vigilant and if anyone gets bitten by a domestic, farm or wild animal, they...

Beyond our Borders December 2018

Beyond our Borders December 2018 BEYOND OUR BORDERS DECEMBER 2018 1. Cholera: Zimbabwe On 6 September 2018, a cholera outbreak in Harare was declared by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) of Zimbabwe and notified to WHO on the same day. A clinical sample...

Communicable Diseases Communiqué November 2017

Communicable Diseases Communiqué November 2017   Contents include:  An update on rabies in South Africa, 2017 Plague in Madagascar: an update Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in South Africa, 2017 Measles outbreaks and surveillance update in South...