Public warned after dengue fever spikes in Jan; 1 dead

The Department of Disease Control (DDC) has warned people to guard against the spread of dengue fever after 2,683 cases were reported during the month of January. According to the DDC’s weekly forecast of diseases and health hazards for Feb 12-18, a total of 2,683 ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Dengue outbreak kills 11, sickens 14,000

Eleven people have been killed and more than 14,000 sickened by a nationwide dengue fever outbreak that has been super-charged by the onset of the rainy season.“From January 1 to May 25 there have been 14,126 cases of dengue fever in Thailand, or 21.28 patients ...

The Nation Reporter

Disease Control Dept warns of dengue fever outbreak

Dr Thanarak Phliphat, deputy director-general of the Department of Disease Control, said that with the return of dengue fever it may soon become tougher for doctors to diagnose and detect Covid-19 infections.This is because both viruses show different symptoms based on the age group. For ...

The Nation Reporter

Public cooperation sought to contain worrying dengue outbreak

With Thailand facing its worst dengue outbreak in half a decade, people of all ages have been advised to protect themselves from mosquito bites and control the Aedes aegypti mosquito population.The Department of Disease Control (DDC) has assured that the authorities are fully prepared to ...

Pratch Rujivanarom

27 deaths from Dengue fever already this year

27 people have died from dengue fever in Thailand so far this year. That’s the highest fatality rate, year on year, in the past five years.The Public Health Ministry deputy permanent secretary Dr Supakit Sirilak has reacted by sending an urgent letter to related agencies ...

WARNING: Dengue cases four times worse than last year

A nationwide alert has gone up about a big rise in Dengue cases across the country. Hospitals nationwide are being ordered to set up emergency facilities to deal with the worrying rise in cases of dengue fever since the start of 2019.Workpoint News reports that, in ...

Victims of dengue already pass 50,000 this year

Thailand health officials say the number of people requiring treatment for dengue fever has already topped the 50,000 mark in the first eight months of 2018.According to the Ministry of Health’s Bureau of Epidemiology, a total of 50,079 cases have been reported from the 77 ...

Khon Kaen steps up dengue virus surveillance in rainy season

The northeastern province of Khon Kaen has tightened its dengue virus surveillance program as the rainy season has raised the risk of infection. According to Khon Kaen Governor Somsak Jangtrakul, continued rainfall in many areas have provided favorable conditions for mosquitos to propagate, thus increasing the ...

Vipaporn Pooritanasarn

Public Health Min expects dengue virus infections to be higher this year

The Ministry of Public Health has instructed its local offices nationwide to urge people to eliminate mosquito breeding grounds, to prevent a dengue fever outbreak as Thailand begins easing into the rainy season. According to the Department of Disease Control, more than 7,500 people have been ...

Nuppol Suvansombut

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