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Showing posts with label Dengue Fever. Show all posts

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Is Zika Virus In Thailand? 2016 Update

Zika Virus Has Hits Thailand - 2016 - Update

The virus was first found to be in Thailand over a year ago. It effects around 6 people per year in Thailand. But with the rapid growth of Zika in north America, who knows whats around the corner. Be careful people.

Thailand have set up a special phone number to call if you have any of the symptoms; you should should contact them on this number: 1422 (this is a Thai and English speaking hotline).
The Department of Disease Control said Zika fever can be found throughout Thailand. Those infected suffer symptoms similar to a mild case of dengue fever and usually recover in two to seven days. Officials said they are taking unspecified mosquito abatement measures. - KhaosaoEnglish
Thailand's officials from the Department of Disease and Control wants Thai people and foreigners not to worry as it 'apparently' hasn't reached a level where its dangerous enough to cause problems. Thailand and its citizens have to be really cautious. If you are traveling, don't forget your DEET.
Only pregant women need to be concered about the virus because its is not a fatal - Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadoern.
There is sure to be a rise in Zika - as Dengue fever increases, this suggests that Zika will to.

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Today, the World Health Organisation suggested that the virus is spreading around  very quickly and that there will be around 3 - 4 million cases of the disease in people.
Last year the disease was detected in the Americas, where it is spreading explosively. Sated Margaret Chan the World Health Orhanisation (Director General.)
Governments across the world have been advising pregnant women not to travel where the disease is prevalent. Although not concrete, it has been suggested in America that some children were born with malfunctions due to the mothers having contracted mozzy bites.

How To Protect Yourself Against Zika Virus

As mentioned before Zika Virus is very similar to Dengue Fever and you should be protecting yourself from both. We have produced a guideline for dengue fever protection you can follow this guideline here.


What Is Zika Virus?

Zika is a virus which gets spread about to other people via mosquito bite (similar to the way Dengue Fever gets about).

The illness isn't very serious, but can have severe side effects for patients and unborn babies. One of the more serious consequences is that a baby can be born with an undeveloped brain. Read more about this here  .

The common symptoms of Zika Virus include:

  • Fevers
  • Rashes
  • Join Pains
  • Red - Eye, Conjunctivitis


The zika virus symptoms can last anywhere from a few days to a 1 - 3 weeks. If you do have any of these symptoms then please do contact the phone number provided (if you are residing in Thailand) - 1422

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Dengue Fever 2016 Tridsadee Sahawong ทฤษฎี สหวงษ์

Dengue Fever 2016 Update Thailand

Last year (2015) there was huge health scare with over 140,000 people diagnosed with dengue fever. 

This year (so far) seems no different. Upto 583 people have been diagnosed with dengue fever, within the first 11 days of January 2016. Again Thailand are trying to suss this out, it has been a terrible disease that has plagued Thailand for many years.
the number of patients could soar to 166,000 this year - comparable with the last big outbreak in 1987, when there were about 170,000 cases. - Permanent Secretary of Public Health Dr Sopon Mekthon
most of the patients this year were aged between 15 and 24, and added that young people were the most at risk from the mosquito-borne disease. - Doctor Sopon
Most of the new cases of dengue fever have not killed so far this year. 

Tridsadee Sahawong ทฤษฎี สหวงษ์ 1980 - 2016

Tridsadee Sahawong ทฤษฎี สหวงษ์ died on Monday from dengue fever. Fans are grieving at this time, and we send our thoughts to his family. Please be careful, whether you live in Thailand, or you just travelling. Check out how to prevent Dengue Fever and if you are worried go straight to a medical centre.
The 37-year-old spent two months in a coma battling infections and complications from the disease. He leaves behind his wife, Vanda, and two-year-old daughter, Mali.
Tridsadee-Sahawong-ทฤษฎี-สหวงษ์



Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Dengue Fever Guidelines Thailand 2016

General Guidelines Dengue Fever in 2016: Protection and Prevention

Dengue fever is as prevalent as ever in Thailand. 2015 saw record numbers of patients contracting the disease. We urge you to follow the guidelines below and protect yourself whilst holidaying in Thailand.


1. Wear loose, light–coloured clothes, use DEET-containing insect repellent on exposed parts of the body and clothing. Neck, face, arms (front and back, all over legs, and don't forget your feet.

2. Take additional preventive measures when doing outdoor activities: Try not to use cosmetics or skin care products as this will attract the mosquitoes therefore catching Dengue.

Re-apply insect repellents according to instructions. Remember try to get DEET. Some Asian countries offer natural repellents. Most holiday makers will use deet to protect them from dengue fever which is transmitted by the mozzies.

You should buy deet spray and protect yourself.


Dengue Fever Deet

3. Special notes when travelling abroad:
Before the trip arrange a travel health consultation with your doctor at least 6 weeks before the journey for any extra mosquito bite preventive measures.

During the trip, if travelling in rural areas, carry a portable bed net and apply insecticide on it. Permethrin should NOT be applied to skin. Seek medical attention as early as possible if feeling unwell.
Travelers who return from affected areas and feel unwell e.g. run a fever, should seek medical help, or die.


Saturday, 28 November 2015

Dengue Fever Facts



    Top - Dengue Fever Thai Facts 2016


Dengue fever is really something that you should try to prevent. Dengue is one of the highest medical problems when travelling in Thailand.
  • Dengue fever is a disease caused by a family of viruses that are transmitted by mosquitoes. 
  • Symptoms include as severe joint and muscle pain, swollen lymph nodes, headache, fever, exhaustion, and rash. 

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Dengue Fever Thailand 2016

Dengue Fever Thailand, and Asia 2016


KRABI - Dengue fever is spreading in Krabi province with over 400 people having been infected by the mosquito-borne disease and one has died from the infection.

Krabi public health officer Dr Manas Sophonpong said dengue infection has become serious now in Krabi as rainy season is approaching.

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He said from January to June this year, accumulated dengue patients rose to 410, with a 36-year-old woman living in Lanta Island died from the infection.

He said only in June alone, there were 65 infections, 25 of which were from Muang district.
He said only in one village in Tambon Ao Nang, there were dengue patients.

Other Countries

Dengue fever occurs in most tropical and subtropical areas of the world. There is a risk of dengue in Africa, Central and South America, the Caribbean, the Eastern Mediterranean, South and Southeast Asia, and Oceania.

Dengue fever occurs mainly in urban and semi-urban areas. Countries affected by the rainy season are expected to have an increase in dengue cases.

As of May 2015, Malaysia reported more cases when compared to the same time period in 2014.

As of June 2015, Brazil has reported over a million suspected cases. This is much higher than the number of cases reported in the same time period in 2014.

In China, over 47,000 cases of dengue were reported in 2014. This was mainly due to an outbreak of dengue reported in Guangdong province near the end of 2014.

Source - http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/notices-avis/notices-aviseng.php?id=44