Kerrigan McCarthy

Dr Kerrigan McCarthy is the Head of the Division of Public Health, Surveillance and Response, where her responsibilities include oversight of the Outbreak Response Unit, Notifiable Medical Conditions and GERMS-SA surveillance. She is a clinical microbiologist who graduated with MBBCh and FCPath (Micro) from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Is South Africa Meeting the Challenge of Disease Outbreaks?

Prof Lucille Blumberg and Dr Kerrigan McCarthy of South Africa's National Institute for Communicable Diseases on what the country's healthcare sector is doing to reduce the devastating impacts of infectious disease