South Africa is also known as the Republic of South Africa. South Africa is a multiethnic society including a wide variety of cultures, languages, and religions. The adult literacy rate in 2007 was 88.7%. South Africa today is a developed country and a newly industrialized country. The FSI ranks South Africa as the 36th safest tax haven in the world. Several important scientific and technological developments such as the first human-to-human heart transplant, a vaccine against yellow fever and crystallographic electron microscopy techniques, have originated in South Africa.
Max Theiler, first African-born Nobel laureate, received the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his discovering a vaccine against yellow fever in 1937. South African Society for Microbiology (SASM), Biennial Congress encompasses presentations on various research areas of Microbiology. Theiler's team rapidly completed the development of a 17D vaccine. The Rockefeller Foundation has produced more than 28 million doses of the vaccine and finally ended yellow fever as a major disease. The launch of renowned microbiology journals has easier the clinical and research updates to the readers over the world.
The research advancements in the country have been disseminated through Microbiology journals South Africa. African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology and African Journal of Microbiology Research have facilitated the clinical and research updates to the readers over the world. Journal of Bacteriology & Parasitology is one of the well-known journals in great international circulations. It includes original research papers covering all aspects of Microbiology. This major international microbiology journal reports all major studies. Journal of Bacteriology & Parasitology stands first in the list of Microbiology journals in South Africa. These well-known South Africa Microbiology journals include original research papers covering all aspects of Medical Microbiology.