Alerts

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

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 6 April 2018

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 6 April 2018

Statement Regarding the Source of the Listeriosis Outbreak

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) is concerned about recent developments and statements supposedly released as facts into the public domain about the...

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 29 March 2018

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 29 March 2018

Malaria: Easter Travel Alert

Malaria transmission is ongoing in South Africa and its neighbouring countries. The number of malaria cases is expected to rise as a result of...

Unite to end TB & HIV – South African Leaders Taking Action

WORLD TB DAY 2018 Uniting to end TB and HIV Each year we commemorate World TB Day on 24 March to raise public awareness about the...

NICD Statement on the Listeriosis Outbreak

As the country’s national public health institute, the NICD has played a pivotal role in the Listeria outbreak investigation. Subsequent to the identification of...

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 13 March 2018

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report – 13 March 2018