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Wednesday, 06 July 2016 00:00

Yellow Fever Risk Areas

Yellow fever is a viral disease, found in tropical regions of Africa and the Americas. It principally affects humans and monkeys, and is transmitted via the bite of Aëdes mosquitoes. It can produce devastating outbreaks, which can be prevented and controlled by mass vaccination campaigns.

Updated: 18 May 2017

Monday, 16 September 2013 09:33

Malaria risk map for South Africa 2017

The malaria risk map as released by the Department of Health.  Map produced by the Health GIS Centre, Malaria Research Unit and South African Medical Research Council. To significantly reduce your risk, take precautionary measures against mosquito bites throughout the year in ALL RISK areas. Where malaria chemoprophylaxis is indicated, mefloquine or doxycycline or atovaquone proguanil should be used.

Updated: 12 April 2017

Copy of the release of SaNTHNet in the FIDSSA Quarterly publication volume 4 Issue 3 on 1 September 2013.

Monday, 01 July 2013 12:14

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Saturday, 22 June 2013 16:30

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Tuesday, 07 June 2016 00:00

Dengue/haemorrhagic fever

Dengue is the most common mosquito-borne viral disease of humans that in recent years has become a major international public health concern.

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 00:00

Yellow fever factsheet

Yellow fever is a viral disease, found in tropical regions of Africa and the Americas. It principally affects humans and monkeys, and is transmitted via the bite of Aedes mosquitoes. It can produce devastating outbreaks, which can be prevented and controlled by mass vaccination campaigns.

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 00:00

Bilharzia / Schistosomiasis factsheet

Schistosomiasis, or bilharzia, is a parasitic disease caused by trematode flatworms of the genus Schistosoma. Larval forms of the parasites, which are released by freshwater snails, penetrate the skin of people in the water.

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 00:00

Influenza - Seasonal factsheet

Influenza is a viral infection that affects mainly the nose, throat, bronchi and, occasionally, lungs. Infection usually lasts for about a week, and is characterized by sudden onset of high fever, aching muscles, headache and severe malaise, non-productive cough, sore throat and rhinitis.

General travel health advice for travelling to South Africa, including routine and recommended vaccinations.  Details on - Yellow Fever, Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Poliomyelitis, Hepatitis, Typhoid Fever, Cholera, Rabies

Updated 06 July 2016

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Important Notice

You are advised to visit your general practice surgery or a travel medicine clinic at least 6 weeks before you travel. However, it is never too late to seek advice.

If you have a medical condition, you are advised to discuss the suitability of the trip before you book.

 

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