Category «Travel & Tourism»

Malaria outbreak in Limpopo and Mpumalanga

Malaria outbreak in Limpopo and Mpumalanga Following the malaria outbreaks in Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces, there has been daily monitoring of the developments through the district outbreak response meetings. However, the overall number of reported malaria cases has declined in the provinces of Mpumalanga and Limpopo over the past two weeks. There have been a …

Procedures for travel to Ebola countries from SA

Pretoria – South African Airways (SAA) has introduced new procedures for travel to and from Ebola virus high risk areas with passengers required to seek permission to travel from the national Department of Health. “All travellers between South Africa and the Ebola high-risk areas in West Africa must follow the new procedures introduced for the …

Ban on travellers from Ebola-affected countries

Situation in Liberia: non-conventional interventions needed

Pretoria – South Africa has taken the decision to impose a total travel ban for all non-citizens traveling from identified high risk countries to limit the spread of Ebola to the country, unless the travel is considered absolutely essential. Addressing media at a briefing in Pretoria, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said in addition, citizens of …