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Shoprite recalls products amid listeriosis outbreak

17 March 2018, 6:21 PM

The National Institute For Communicable Diseases (NCID) says Shoprite has recalled some of its products as a precautionary measure in the light of the ongoing listeriosis outbreak in the country. Almost a thousand cases of the food-borne disease has been confirmed in the country since last year with 183 deaths reported. The retail giant says […]

Namibia recalls Listeriosis-related food after recording 1st Listeria case

15 March 2018, 6:34 PM

Namibia’s Ministry of Health has instructed food inspectors to remove products that are likely linked to Listeriosis from shelves in shops all over the country.

Magashule urges more preventative measures against Listeriosis

14 March 2018, 4:21 PM

African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General Ace Magashule has called on health organisations to adopt more preventative approaches towards the outbreak of Listeriosis.

Listeriosis, a wake-up call for Africa

14 March 2018, 12:44 PM

The rising death toll of the listeriosis outbreak should be a wake-up call not only to South Africa, but Africa as a whole.

Namibia records first listeria case after it kills 180 in S. Africa

13 March 2018, 6:26 PM

Namibia’s health minister said on Tuesday it had recorded its first case of listeriosis, the biggest recorded outbreak of which has killed over 180 people and infected almost 970 in neighbouring South Africa. Bernard Haufiku told Namibia’s parliament the victim was a 41-year-old man who was fighting for his life in hospital in the capital […]



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