‘There are other cases in South Africa. How many? We can’t say,’ said the NICD. Contact tracing is underway after the first monkeypox case was confirmed in SA.
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.
The NICD is monitoring the current monkeypox outbreak and said no cases have been detected in South Africa. Since 13 May, 145 cases have been detected in 15 countries.
Researchers warned that climate change force animals to move to cooler areas, meet other species and create new virus infecting humans
Could recent Covid-19 cases spikes be a short-lived outburst or the start of the fifth wave? Professor Salim Abdool Karim explains.
An RSV outbreak in the country can cause pneumonia, which is a leading cause of death in children under the age of five…
Typhoid tap water? The City of Cape Town has assured residents tap water is not linked to the typhoid fever outbreak in the Western Cape.
The NICD announced that there are four typhoid fever outbreak clusters in the country. Three are in the Western Cape and the other is in North West.
Dr Tulio Oliveira said the B.1.1.529 has taken authorities by surprise and while it will take some time until its full significance is known, the variant is predicted to have enhanced transmissibility and significant immune evasion.
People in the Mogale City Municipality were exposed to a rabid honey badger, according to the NICD. An extensive outbreak of rabies occurred in the same area before.
The NICD has said on Saturday a further 265 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 64 138 to date.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has expressed concern over the latest COVID-19 figures – the highest since January
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) says suspected cases of the Covid-19 Indian variant in SA will be investigated.