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April 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...

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...

May 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...

Beyond our Borders August 2019

BEYOND OUR BORDERS AUGUST 2019 UPDATED: 13 SEPTEMBER 2019 BEYOND OUR BORDERS AUGUST 2019 The ‘Beyond our Borders’ column focuses on selected and current international diseases that may affect South Africans travelling abroad. 1. Yellow fever: Côte...

June 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...

Beyond our Borders February 2020

Beyond our Borders February 2020 Updated: 03 March 2020 Communicated by: National Institute for Communicable Diseases BEYOND OUR BORDERS – FEBRUARY 2020 The ‘Beyond our Borders’ column focuses on selected and current international diseases that may...

NICD-NHLS Communique July 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...

Beyond our Borders – March 2020

Beyond our Borders - March 2020 Communicated by: National Institute for Communicable Diseases Beyond our Borders – March 2020 Communicated by: National Institute for Communicable Diseases The ‘Beyond our Borders’ column focuses on selected and...

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,...

April 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...

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...

May 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...