Rift valley fever

World Zoonoses Day | 6 July | Health for Animals

World Zoonoses Day | 6 July | Health for Animals Each year, just 13 zoonotic diseases will cause ‘2.4 billion cases of human illness and 2.2 million deaths’ according to the International Livestock Research Institute. This is why protecting animal health is vital. Preventing disease in animals can save the lives of […]

Rift Valley Fever | News 24 Articles

See here the recent articles from News 24 on Rift Valley Fever: Concern over Rift Valley fever in Free State and Northern Cape _ Netwerk24 No evidence of Rift Valley fever among livestock, says authority _ Netwerk24 We thank the DALRRD for providing the articles. The official report will be […]

Rift Valley Fever Project Communications | 2021

The NICD recently published the below on Rift Valley Fever in their Communicable Diseases Communique. Please have a look at this: Rainfall and the Forecast Pattern: The Eco-Health Alliance, NICD, University of Pretoria – Onderstepoort, and various other Departments have worked on the Understanding Rift Valley Fever in the Republic […]

DALRRD Media Statement | Rift Valley Fever (RVF)-Vaccination

Media Statement                                                                               21 January 2021 Rift Valley Fever (RVF) Vaccination The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) would like to remind owners of cattle, sheep, and goats to vaccinate their animals against Rift Valley Fever (RVF). The current rainfall predictions indicate that good rainfall might occur […]