Uganda is set to close schools nationwide later this month after eight children die from Ebola, the country’s first lady said on Tuesday.
A new study revealed the origin of the Black Plague, as well as the year, being nine years earlier than previously believed.
The World Health Organization says it has removed the distinction between endemic and non-endemic countries to reflect a unified response
An outbreak of measles in Gauteng has political parties quacking. The DA’s no exception as the party speaks out on the disease’s impact.
S.Africans wait hours for water amid fear of water-born disease outbreak, after floods ravaged the Coastal city of Durban
Environmental Health Practitioners are monitoring numbers for early identification of water-borne diseases in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN).
Nine people have died and hundreds have fallen ill with diarrhoea in areas of the Philippines wrecked by a typhoon last month, with aid officials warning of a health crisis as millions struggle to secure clean water and food.
A man returning to the United States from Nigeria tested positive for monkeypox, a rare disease. More than 200 people are being traced by the CDC.
A new outbreak of Ebola has hit West Africa again with reports of the disease striking in Guinea
While the bill does not specifically
state COVID, commentators say it would be obvious that this bill was a reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed that 66 people at the St Augustine’s hospital had tested positive.
The Chinese Ambassador to SA has told dozens of South Africans trapped in Wuhan that they must remain in the coronavirus-hit city.
The SAHRC, after a visit to Tembisa Hospital on Monday, said it urgently needs more staff to avoid another outbreak of CRE.
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Politicians are worried that unsanitary conditions in hospitals across Gauteng could see another Klebsiella outbreak claim more lives.
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae – or “CRE” – is the cause of these deaths. But Tembisa Hospital officials have a lot to answer for.
Farmers are requested to avoid gathering livestock together for auctions, shows or other activities.
There’s no need to panic. Listeriosis has caused a number of deaths in South Africa this year, but the total is well under the annual average.
The secret weapon in fighting deadly diseases could be just off South African shores. The team from UWC believe this sponge could help develop a cure for cancer.