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A nosocomial outbreak of disease involving 5 patients, 4 of whom died, occurred in South Africa during September-October 2008. The first patient had been transferred from Zambia to South Africa for medical management. Three cases involved secondary spread of infection from the first patient, and 1 was a tertiary infection. A novel arenavirus was identified.(More)
December 2011, Vol. 101, No. 12 SAMJ The burden of malaria In South Africa, malaria is endemic in three provinces – Limpopo, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal (Fig. 1) – and transmission occurs predominantly between September and May.1 Over the past decade, the National Department of Health (DoH) has focused intense efforts on preventing the local transmission(More)
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