National COVID-19 daily report 08 July 2020 South Africa
Clinical Management of suspected or confirmed COVID-19 disease Version 4 (18 May 2020)
Republic of South Africa Department of Health
National Institute for Communicable Diseases
An update on rabies in South Africa
Communicated by: National Institute for Communicable Diseases
South Africa: Malaria notification data, February 2020
Communicated: National Institute for Communicable Diseases
The published material is based on the World Health Organization guidelines and is being distributed without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. The responsibility for the interpretation and use of the material lies with the reader.
INCREASING CASES OF NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (2019-NCOV): UPDATE ON SOUTH AFRICA'S PREPAREDNESS
COMMUNICATED BY: THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
UPDATE: 31 JANUARY 2020
In April 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) published their revised position on rabies vaccines and rabies immunoglobulins (Available from: http://www.who.int/entity/rabies/resources/who_wer9316/en/index.html).
This document summarises the current recommended regimens for post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for rabies in South Africa as of January 2020.
You are advised to visit your general practice surgery or a travel medicine clinic at least 6 weeks before you travel. However, it is never too late to seek advice.
If you have a medical condition, you are advised to discuss the suitability of the trip before you book.