Statement as Issued by National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), The influenza season in South Africa occurs in the winter months and is expected to start in the coming weeks. On average the season begins in the first week of June. However, in past years; the season has started as early as the last week of April and as late as the first week of July.

Please visit NICD website for more details at: www.nicd.ac.za/index.php/influenza-season-approaching/