National Outbreaks
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 2020

BEYOND OUR BORDERS DECEMBER 2020

BEYOND OUR BORDERS DECEMBER 2020 COMMUNICATED BY: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES BEYOND OUR BORDERS DECEMBER 2020 HEPATITIS E: BURKINA FASO Between 8 September and 24 November 2020, a cumulative total of 442 cases of febrile jaundice was reported in the...

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...

Outbreak of Rift Valley Fever 22 May 2018

Outbreak of Rift Valley Fever 22 May 2018 Outbreak of Rift Valley Fever May 22, 2018 An isolated outbreak of Rift Valley fever has been detected on a single farm in the Jacobsdal area of Free State, South Africa, bordering Northern Cape. A total of 250 sheep...

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...

Outbreak of Tumbu Fly Infestation 02 May 2018

Outbreak of Tumbu Fly Infestation 02 May 2018 Outbreak of Tumbu Fly Infestation May 2, 2018 NICD has been consulted about numerous cutaneous maggot infestations (furuncular myiasis) in humans in North West Province, as well as increased sporadic cases in Gauteng...

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...

Human cases of Rift Valley Fever, South Africa, 2018

Human cases of Rift Valley Fever, South Africa, 2018 Updated: 04 July 2018 Human Cases of Rift Valley fever, South Africa, 2018 June 24, 2018 395 Following confirmation of a Rift Valley fever (RVF) outbreak in sheep on a farm in Jacobsdal area, Free State in May 2018...

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:...

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...

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 2020

BEYOND OUR BORDERS DECEMBER 2020

BEYOND OUR BORDERS DECEMBER 2020 COMMUNICATED BY: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES BEYOND OUR BORDERS DECEMBER 2020 HEPATITIS E: BURKINA FASO Between 8 September and 24 November 2020, a cumulative total of 442 cases of febrile jaundice was reported in the...

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...

Outbreak of Rift Valley Fever 22 May 2018

Outbreak of Rift Valley Fever 22 May 2018 Outbreak of Rift Valley Fever May 22, 2018 An isolated outbreak of Rift Valley fever has been detected on a single farm in the Jacobsdal area of Free State, South Africa, bordering Northern Cape. A total of 250 sheep...