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  • Thailand: 2019 Chikungunya

    Source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/gen...ted-in-hat-yai


    Outbreak of chikungunya virus reported in Hat Yai
    13 Jan 2019 at 11:18 3 comments
    WRITER: ASSAWIN PAKKAWAN

    SONGKHLA: An outbreak of the chikungunya virus, an infection which typically occurs in Africa, has been reported in Hat Yai City, necessitating a campaign to educate people about the disease and preventive measures, a doctor said.

    Dr Kriangsak Liewchanpattana said dozens of patients have sought treatment and advice at his clinic in the city, a tourism and economic hub in this southern province...

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    Source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/gen...s-121-in-surin

    Chikungunya virus infects 121 in Surin 19 Jan 2019 at 16:59 0 WRITER: NOPPARAT KINGKAEW

    SURIN: An outbreak of Chikungunya disease, a virus spread by mosquitoes, has struck three villages in this northeastern province, with 121 people falling ill. Theeraphol Sakulrat, chief of Sikhoraphum...

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      Source: http://outbreaknewstoday.com/thailan...january-80275/

      Thailand chikungunya cases top 1,000 in January
      by Robert Herriman
      January 29, 2019

      The chikungunya outbreak that began last year in southern Thailand continues into the first month of 2019 as country health officials report more than 1,000 cases through Jan. 28.

      According to the Bureau of Epidemiology, a total of 1075 cases were reported from 14 provinces during the first four weeks.

      No deaths have been reported.

      The increase in cases continues in the southern provinces with Phuket reporting a morbidity rate of (67.45 / 100,000 population) with the provinces of Songkla and Pattani also reported high rates of infection...

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