South Africa Prepares for Influenza Season with New Healthcare Workers Handbook

South Africa's National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) Viral Watch and SARI surveillance programs recently detected a number of cases of influenza A (H3N2), A (H1N1), and B. Regular updates describing flu activity can be found on the NICD website. The updated 2010 Healthcare Workers Handbook provides detailed guidelines on the diagnosis and management of both seasonal and pandemic influenza.