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Limpopo Health preparing for cholera influx from Zim

October 2, 2018

LIMPOPO – A recent outbreak of cholera and typhoid in Harare, Zimbabwe has left scores of people infected and about 18 people dead, the Department of Health in Limpopo has said that they are more than ready to deal with the deadly diseases.

Dead bodies and food contamination: Your questions answered

April 10, 2018

This week the Sowetan reported that food products were being stored under the same roof as a mortuary in Pretoria East sparking concerns about food contamination.

Parents fear listeriosis from meat products bought around schools

March 7, 2018
News   OurHealth  

Parents of children in Limpopo, where the source of the listeriosis outbreak was identified, are concerned about their children eating processed meats products when they can’t supervise them while at school.

Climate change brings unseasonal malaria outbreak

May 13, 2017

The recent outbreak caused panic as hospitals overflowed with malaria patients.

Medicine shortages fuel shock malaria outbreak

May 12, 2017

Medicine shortages and the weather are to blame for the recent spike in malaria cases and resulting crisis.

Klerksdorp joins fight against Ebola

August 27, 2014
News   OurHealth  

Klerksdorp residents are joining other South Africans pitching in to help fight West Africa’s on-going Ebola epidemic.

South African doctor on Ebola’s front lines

August 12, 2014

Medecines Sans Frontières (MSF) doctor South African Stefan Kruger recently touched down in the eye of the Ebola storm where entire households are being erased from their family trees by the disease.