Response Teams Deployed Amid South African Listeriosis Outbreak
The City of Johannesburg has initiated an action plan to combat an outbreak of the food-borne Listeriosis bacterial disease. This comes after 345 cases were reported in Gauteng, 172 of which originated in Johannesburg.
News24Wire, 7 December 2017
The City of Johannesburg says it has activated outbreak response teams across the city to "help educate the public" on preventing the spread of listeriosis, a disease that has thus… Read more »
South Africa: Public Warned to Take Precautions Against Listeriosis
SAnews.gov.za, 7 December 2017
Cabinet has appealed to all citizens to take the necessary precautions to curb the spread of Listeriosis, as investigations continue to establish the source of the bacterium. Read more »
Residents have been encouraged to wash their hands regularly to avoid contracting the disease (file photo).
Health Minister Aaron Mostoaledi has urged anyone displaying symptoms of Listeriosis, a bacterium disease found in soil, water and vegetation, which contaminates food sources, to ... Read more »