Eyewitness News: Six more contract #RiftValleyFever – #Health #Warning to #SA travellers

Eyewitness News: Six more contract Rift Valley Fever.

The National Health Department said on Thursday six more cases of Rift Valley Fever had been reported, bringing the total to 149 infected while 11 people have died of the disease to date.

Most of the cases were reported in the Free State and the Northern Cape.

The department’s Fidel Hadebe said measures were put in place to curb the spread of the disease.

“The messages that we have put across especially for people in affected areas is meant to make people minimise contact with animals such as cattle, sheep and goats in particular,” he said.

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