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Malaria Update

Malaria Update Malaria transmission in endemic areas in South Africa extended into late May and early June; however, the number of cases has decreased significantly...

Measles Mass Campaign: Frequently Asked Questions

General information about the vaccination campaign The Department of Health is undertaking a mass measles vaccination campaign for children aged between 6 months and 5...

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 14 May 2018

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 14 May 2018

NICD Listeria outbreak, Situational Report 15 December 2017

NICD Listeria outbreak, Situational Report 15 December 2017

Malaria in South Africa 2017: An Update

Malaria in South Africa 2017: an update

Cholera Preparedness An Update For Physicians, Accident & Emergency Practitioners And Laboratorians

Cases of cholera have been reported in Mozambique (Maputo province) following on cyclone Dineo. As of 20th February 2017, there are no confirmed or...

Malaria Advisory for Visitors to the Kruger National Park

The Kruger National Park management would like to advise visitors to the Park about the risk of malaria and precautionary measures to be taken....

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...

TB Surveillance Dashboard and other resources

Click to access online dashboad: TB Online Surveillance Dashboard Click to access report: Microbiologically Confirmed Tuberculosis South Africa 2004-15

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...

Typhoid awareness for returning travellers

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases would like to raise awareness amongst returning travellers and their health care providers for typhoid fever following the...

NICD Listeria outbreak, Situational Report 06 February 2018

NICD Listeria outbreak, Situational Report 06 February 2018

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 6 April 2018

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 6 April 2018

Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever-Frequently Asked Questions

11 January 2016 Click link to access pdf: Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever FAQ

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 20 April 2018

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 20 April 2018

Avian Influenza Frequently Asked Questions

Click to access FAQ : Avian influenza Frequently Asked Questions

Influenza FAQ

Influenza FAQ document (2017)

NICD Listeria outbreak, Situational Report 14 February 2018

NICD Listeria outbreak, Situational Report 14 February 2018

Taxi Malaria in Pretoria and Kempton Park

Unusual malaria cases, affecting persons with no recent history of travel to malaria transmission areas, have been reported in Kilner Park, Pretoria (four patients),...

NICD Situation Update on Listeriosis Outbreak, 27 February 2018

NICD Situation Update on Listeriosis Outbreak, 27 February 2018

Malaria Update

Malaria transmission is ongoing in the Mopani and Vhembe districts of Limpopo Province. However, the overall number of reported malaria cases has gone down...

Situation report on Listeriosis Outbreak, South Africa, 2017

To view please download the: Situation report on Listeriosis Outbreak, South Africa, 2017

UPDATE: Diphtheria Confirmed in the Western Cape

Three cases of diphtheria have been confirmed in the Western Cape Province, with one asymptomatic carrier and an additional contact awaiting further testing. The...

Media Release on Listeria 12 January 2018

Media Release on Listeria 12 January 2018

Malaria Update: Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces 

In the Limpopo Province, malaria transmission is ongoing, mainly in Mopani and Vhembe Districts, with some increase in cases in adjacent areas of the...

NICD Listeria outbreak, Situational Report 16 January 2018

NICD Listeria outbreak, Situational Report 16 January 2018

Plague Outbreak in Madagascar

Plague is endemic in Madagascar, with the country reporting about 400 cases annually, mainly the bubonic form of the disease. This is transmitted from...

Letter to Poultry Producers

Letter to Poultry Producers

NICD Listeria outbreak, Situational Report 21 December 2017

NICD Listeria outbreak, Situational Report 21 December 2017

NICD Listeria outbreak, Situational Report 19 December 2017

NICD Listeria outbreak, Situational Report 19 December 2017