Alerts

Update: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo

Update: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo 19 July 2018 The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak...

Update: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo

Update: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo 6 July 2018 The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak...

Influenza-press release 16 July 2018

Update 2018 influenza season The 2018 influenza season, which started in the first week of May continues. On average the duration of influenza season in...

Statement on Recall of Food Implicated in European Listeriosis Outbreak

An outbreak of listeriosis (a disease caused by Listeria monocytogenes) linked to frozen corn and possibly to other frozen vegetables, has been ongoing in...

Listeriosis Outbreak Situation Report – 4 July 2018

Listeriosis outbreak situation report _4July2018_fordistribution

No Suspected Cholera Cases in City of Tshwane

The NICD is assisting the Department of Health to investigate a report from a councillor of increased cases of diarrhoeal disease possibly linked to...

2018 Influenza Season Update

The annual influenza season, which started in the first week of May 2018 is ongoing. To date, the majority 249/253 (98%) of influenza positive...

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 27 June 2018

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 27 June 2018

Human Cases of Rift Valley fever, South Africa, 2018

Following confirmation of a Rift Valley fever (RVF) outbreak in sheep on a farm in Jacobsdal area, Free State in May 2018 ( NICD web...

Update: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Bikoro Health Zone, Equateur...

Update: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Bikoro Health Zone, Equateur...

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 11 June 2018

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 11 June 2018

Update: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Bikoro Health Zone, Equateur...

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 28 May 2018

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 28 May 2018

Influenza Season

The 2018 influenza season has started. Every year during winter months, May to August, South Africa experiences an increase in influenza circulation. The influenza...

Listeriosis Situation Report – 21 May 2018

Listeriosis Situation Report - 21 May 2018

Outbreak of Rift Valley Fever

An isolated outbreak of Rift Valley fever has been detected on a single farm in the Jacobsdal area of Free State, South Africa, bordering...

Update: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak In Democratic Republic Of Congo, May 2018

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Bikoro Health Zone, Equateur...

Government Update On Listeria Outbreak: Joint Media Statement

Government Update On Listeria Outbreak: Joint Media Statement

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 14 May 2018

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 14 May 2018

Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in DRC, May 2018

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Bikoro in Equateur Province on...

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 7 May 2018

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report- 07 May 2018

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 27 April 2018

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 27 April 2018

Diphtheria Alert: KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa

Three diphtheria cases, aged 20, 11 and 10 years, have been reported from KwaZulu-Natal Province since 30 March 2018, including two toxin-producing Corynebacterium diphtheriae...

Outbreak of Tumbu Fly Infestation

NICD has been consulted about numerous cutaneous maggot infestations (furuncular myiasis) in humans in North West Province, as well as increased sporadic cases in...

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 20 April 2018

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 20 April 2018

Malaria Alert for Returning Travellers

With the recent Easter holidays and an upcoming long weekend, a substantial proportion of the South African population has, or will shortly, return from...

Influenza Season Approaching

The influenza season in South Africa occurs in the winter months and is expected to start in the coming weeks. On average the season...

Update: Human Rabies Diagnosed in South Africa

A total of six human cases of rabies have been laboratory confirmed in South Africa for 2018 to date. Four of these cases were...

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 13 April 2018

NICD Situation update on listeriosis outbreak South Africa_13 April 2018