Malaria in South Africa

Find the latest malaria facts and learn more about the areas in South Africa that are high risk as well measures put in place for malaria control.

Beware post-Easter malaria outbreaks!

If you have travelled to a warmer area over Easter, you would have been at risk of malaria, a health official has warned, after similar outbreaks after Easter the past few years.

SA on course for Malaria eradication by 2020

Malaria is still prevalent in Africa but according to the World Health Organisation, about six countries in the region – including South Africa – could be free of the disease by 2020.

Malaria still a major threat

The fight against malaria has saved millions of lives worldwide, but the mosquito-borne disease is still a major threat.

Malaria deaths skyrocket in SA

Deaths in South Africa from malaria have skyrocketed from 14 in 1992 to 423 last year, health Minister Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang has said.

Limpopo reports rash of malaria cases

When Joyce Mudau began experiencing diarrhoea, weakness and dizzy spells, she was convinced she had contracted cholera, but she was actually suffering from malaria.

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