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SASTM Newsflash - NICD-NHLS Communicable Diseases Communique - May 2013

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NICD-NHLS Communicable Diseases Communiqué –

 

May 2013

 

Dear SASTM Members,

 

Please find attached the May 2013 edition of the NICD-NHLS Communicable Diseases Communiqué

 

Contents:

 

Seasonal influenza

Novel coronavirus

Human infection with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus

Rabies

Meningococcal disease

Dengue fever, South Africa ex Angola

Beyond our Borders: Infectious disease risks for travellers

 


 

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