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.
The matter was reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
The latest findings represent the largest and longest-running study to date.
South Africa isn’t out of the woods yet. Researchers have found Listeriosis samples in some food products that had previously been recalled.
Klebsiella is a very common bacteria that is deemed to be harmless. However, once the Klebsiella pneumonia attaches itself to other parts of your body, it can be deadly.
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More new cases have been confirmed since the source of the outbreak was traced.
The threat hasn’t subsided at all.
Not a good look for the Shadow Health Minister.
After closures in Polokwane and Germiston, Pretoria follows suit