Rabies outbreak: West Rand, Gauteng

Jul 28, 2021 | Featured, National Outbreaks, Rabies | 0 comments

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 should seek immediate medical attention. To find out what the current recommendations for Post Exposure Prophylaxis are, call either the Rabies Hotline on 0800 212 552 or the Vaccine Helpline on 0860 160 160 (during office hours).

Communicated by:  National Institute for Communicable Diseases

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