Reports say no case of Lassa fever has been recorded in South Africa.
Lucille Blumberg, Deputy Director of the National Institute for communicable diseases (NICD) said there have also been cases of the virus in Burkina Faso.
“These are not common areas that tourists generally visit. It is important, however, for people to be aware,” she said.
Unconfirmed case of Lassa fever in Zamfara state.