Listeriosis: Why there is no lead yet on source of deadly outbreak

2018-01-08 15:49

Tracing the source of the listeriosis outbreak is like finding a needle in a haystack, but also having to search for the haystack itself, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

Motsoaledi to provide update on listeriosis outbreak

2018-01-08 06:25

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi is expected to provide an update on the listeriosis outbreak in which at least 36 people have died since the end of last year.

WATCH: Listeriosis outbreak - 36 dead

An outbreak of a food-borne bacterium in South Africa has sent 557 people to hospital, and caused 36 fatalities. Watch.

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Health department warns of soil, water and vegetation bacteria that has caused over 30 deaths in Gauteng

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi announced on Tuesday morning that while Listeriosis is a serious disease, it is a disease which can be treated with antibiotics.

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The dire, depressing state of four Durban public hospitals

2017-11-30 06:43

Four of the largest public hospitals in Durban are crumbling and lacking basic services such as access to water.

'Happy' Zuma declares nuclear 'the winner' during visit to Steve Biko Academic Hospital

2017-11-03 17:13

President Jacob Zuma was so pleased with what he witnessed at Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria that he mentioned his happiness four times, asked for a bed, and reminded us that nuclear is "the winner".

Gigaba decides not to scrap medical tax deductions - yet

2017-10-25 16:27

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in his mini budget speech hinted at higher taxes to come in February, but has not given details about possibly ditching medical tax deductions as was expected.

Motsoaledi's spokesperson Joe Maila has died

2017-10-20 14:52

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has confirmed that his spokesperson Joe Maila has died

Motsoaledi has 'zero authority' to help ailing hospitals

2017-09-14 19:56

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says he has "zero authority" to improve the functioning of troubled state hospitals, which are all managed by provincial governments.

Motsoaledi lashes out at 'Africa's health tourist' leaders, among them Buhari, Mugabe

2017-08-29 13:41

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has reportedly taken a swipe at African leaders who seek medical treatment abroad.


Listeriosis now a notifiable disease, as death toll rises to 61

2018-01-08 10:57

The listeriosis death toll has risen to 61 since the outbreak was announced in early December last year, Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi says.

Bitter pill for junior doctors

2018-01-07 06:03

Some arrived at a Johannesburg hospital and were told there was no accommodation for them.

Those displaying symptoms of listeriosis should seek medical help immediately - Motsoaledi

2017-12-05 13:45

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has urged anyone who is displaying symptoms of listeriosis to seek medical attention immediately, following the outbreak of the disease across South Africa.

36 people dead in Listeriosis outbreak in SA

2017-12-05 09:49

More than 30 people have died following an outbreak of Listeriosis, according to Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi.

Tent collapses at Ramaphosa rally

2017-11-05 22:46

Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi had to roll up his sleeves and help triage patients injured after a tent collapse at a rally by presidential hopeful Cyril Ramaphosa in Limpopo.

'Rest in peace Joe, until we meet again' - Motsoaledi

2017-10-26 16:20

Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has bid farewell to his spokesperson who died in a tragic shooting accident.

Government saddened by death of health spokesperson Joe Maila

2017-10-20 22:46

Government has expressed shock and sadness following the death of Joe Maila, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's spokesperson.

'Children should not be having children' - health minister

2017-10-04 15:53

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has warned that girls who leave school at an early age are subjected to abuse.

Top Africa Stories: Grace Mugabe, Motsoaledi , Kenya

2017-08-30 08:15

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has reportedly taken a swipe at African leaders who seek medical treatment abroad, and Zimbabwean First Lady has spoken for the first time after SA assault saga.

SA medical student in Cuba commits suicide

2017-08-16 19:43

A third-year South African student studying medicine in Cuba has committed suicide.

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