Leptospirae have been isolated from 7 out of a total of 256 rats trapped in Cape Town. All the isolates have been identified as L. ieterohaemorrhagiae.
A fatal case of Weil's disease with an intense myocarditis is descriptionbed.
50% of all patients are not disturbed by noise.
This paper is a short account of a small epidemic of vertigo which occurred in the Cape Peninsula in 1963, at a time when a very considerable epidemic of influenza together with smaller viral epidemics was prevalent.