Understanding rift valley fever (rfv) in rsa 

Dr. Claudia Cordell
 December 12, 2019
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The UNDERSTANDING RIFT VALLEY FEVER (RVF) IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA 5-year project, coordinated by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) and EcoHealth Alliance, was the most comprehensive investigation of RVF ever conducted to date. 


The One Health project expands the understanding of what happens to the virus during periods between epidemics, and aids improving prediction, prevention, and mitigation of future RVF outbreaks. 


Read here for the full report




The comprehensive research project, Reducing the threat of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) through ecology, epidemiology and socio-economics (2019 - 2024), coordinated by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), the University of Pretoria (UP), and EcoHealth Alliance, recently released its Year 1 report.  the project expands on the five-year project Understanding Rift Valley Fever in the Republic of South Africa (2014 - 2019), and collectively represents the most comprehensive investigation of RVF ever conducted.  Here follows a summary of the Year 1 report.  


Year 1 report 

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