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NICD Listeriosis Outbreak Situation Report 28 May 2018

02 June 2018

1 038 cases have been reported from 01 January 2017 to 22 May 2018. The number of new cases reported each week has decreased since the implicated products were recalled on 04 March 2018 (Figure 1). There are currently 208 deaths resulting from the outbreak.

NICD situation update on listeriosis outbreak, South Africa 21 May

24 May 2018

1 034 laboratory confirmed cases have been reported from 01 January 2017 to 10 May 2018. The number of reported cases per week has decreased since the implicated products were recalled on 04 March 2018 with a total of 64 cases reported since 5 March 2018 (average 6.4 cases/week)

NICD situation update on listeriosis outbreak, South Africa 14 May

15 May 2018

1 033 laboratory confirmed cases have been reported from 01 January 2017 to 10 May 2018, and there have been 204 deaths. The number of reported cases has decreased since the implicated products were recalled on 04 March 2018

Listeriosis outbreak situation report 7 May

09 May 2018

The Incident Management Team has been busy with factory visits, ongoing surveillance & investigation of cases, motivations to obtain additional funding - and will continue with factory visits and training activities for EHPs this week (7-11 May).

Listeria Prevention Presentation Pack

03 May 2018

View the listeria presentations and videos from our recent Listeria workshops - courtesy of all the amazing food industry professionals who gave of their time and expertise to support the industry in this crisis!

Listeriosis outbreak situation report 27 April

01 May 2018

The number of laboratory confirmed cases is dropping: as of 24 April 2018, a total of 1 024 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases have been reported to NICD since 01 January 2017, and 200 deaths have been confirmed.

Tiger Brands testing confirms the presence of listeria ST6 strain in their product

26 April 2018

Test results are conclusive: on 24 April, Tiger Brands announced to shareholders that they had received confirmation of the presence of LST6 in the samples from their Enterprise Polokwane processing facility, which had been sent for independent re-testing.

SURVEY | Listeria Prevention Measures

24 April 2018

As we move forward from the 2018 Listeriosis Outbreak, what do YOU think is the most necessary measure that needs to be put in place to prevent similar outbreaks in the future? Give us your opinion.

Listeriosis outbreak situation report 20 April

22 April 2018

Listeriosis | A multisectorial incident management team (IMT) has been formed to strengthen co-ordination of outbreak response and strengthen health systems -see what plans are in place.

NICD situation update on listeriosis outbreak, South Africa 13 April

16 April 2018

1,011 cases and 193 deaths | The number of listeriosis cases rises - breaking the thousand mark. But the epidemic curve is moving downward, a trend which we hope to see continue.

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