The national institute for communicable diseases (NICD)
Is a resource of knowledge and expertise in regionally relevant communicable diseases to the South African Government, to SADC countries and the African continent.
NICD capacity for isolation and culturing of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) from clinical specimens
The world is increasingly facing the threat of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases (EID) with viral RNA zoonotic pathogens playing
Children are a high-risk population prone to severe complications from malaria. Shutterstock Jaishree Raman, National Institute for Communicable Diseases Ridding