Information on Current International Infectious Disease Situation



This information is put together for you by the Infection Control Department at Bumrungrad International Hospital in accordance with the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Ministry of Public Health in Thailand.
 

National & International Contagious Disease Updated  Week 45, 2019 : 2-8 Nov 19 with the following details :

 

1. Global situation (Ref: World Health Organization)

      
 

Disease

Province Concern

MERS-CoV 

- Saudi Arabia  : (Update 31 Oct 19)    

Al-Qassim, Riyadh, and Al-Ahsaa

- The United Arab Emirates: (Update 31 Oct 19)    

Abu Dhabi

Ebola Virus Disease

-Democratic Republic of the Congo : (Update 5 Nov 19)

North Kivu and Ituri provinces

-Republic of Uganda (Update 13 Jun 19)

Polio

Philippines (Update 24 Sep 19)

- Lanao del Sur, Laguna Province

Cholera

Republic of the Sudan(Update 15 Oct 19)

-The Blue Nile State (BNS)

Yellow fever

-Nigeria (Update 8 Oct 19)

- France (Update 20 May 19)

-Brazil  (Update 27 Jun 19)

The States of  Sao Paulo, Parana, and Santa Catarina 

Listeriosis

-Spain (Update 16 Sep 19)

Spain, reported an outbreak of listeriosis, caused by the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes), associated with the consumption of a chilled roasted pork meat product manufactured in Spain by Magrudis Company Limited and sold under the brand name “La Mechá”. A Food Safety Alert was issued by the Spanish Authorities, advising consumers to avoid any product sold under that brand and that a small amount of the implicated chilled roasted pork was also sold non-branded by another company.

Measles

-Tunisia (Update 9 May 19)

-Madagascar (Update17 Jan 19)

- United States of America (Update 04 Jun 19)

Lassa Fever

Nigeria  (Update 16 Jun 19 from Nigeria Centre For Disease Control)

from Edo and Ondo states  

Chikungunya

Democratic Republic of the Congo (Update 1 May 19)

Monkeypox 

Singapore (Update 16 May 19)

Rift Valley Fever 

Mayotte (France)  (Update 13 May 19)

Avian Influenza

-Nepal (H5N1)

-Chinese Taipei (H5N2)

(Update 27 Jun 19  no new case of Human Infection)

 

 

 

 


2. National Situation (Ref: Department of Disease Control Ministry of Public Health)

 

Influenza A (H1N1, H3N2)/ B

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Nov 5, 2019 : 336,620 cases  with 21 deaths.   The highest incidence rate were found in age groups 10-14, 7-9 and 25-34 years old respectively.

Top 5 Province

1. Bangkok                                   2.  Rayong        

3. Nakhon Pathom                        4. Chanthaburi  

5.  Chiangmai 

Diarrhoea

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Nov 6, 2019 : 907,573 cases  with 6 deaths. The highest incidence rate were found in age more than 65. Top 5 Province

1. Prachinburi                       2. Chanthaburi

3. Maha Sarakham               4. Samut Songkhram          

5. Saraburi

Pneumonia

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Nov 5, 2019:  210,725 cases  with 140 deaths. The highest incidence rate were found in age more than 65. Top 5 Province

1. Ubon Ratchathani           2. Chiang Rai                      

3. Khon Kaen                        4. Nan

5. Maha Sarakham               

Hand foot mouth

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Nov 6, 2019: 61,881 cases  with 1 death.

Top 5 Provinces 

1. Chiangmai                     2. Chanthaburi                                  

3. Rayong                           4. Phayao                                                                              

5. Nan

The Department of Disease Control advises parents to take care of their children closely. The tendency is to find children with EV 71 increase, emphasized if the fever. Clear water Hurry to see the doctor and cleaning equipment.

Measles

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Nov 2, 2019 : 5,580 cases  with 19 death.  

Top 5 Province

1. Narathiwat.                      2. Pttani                     

3. Phetchaburi                   4. Chiang mai                          

5. Yala

Dengue 

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Nov 6, 2019 : 111,535 cases  with 120 deaths.    

Top 5 Province

1. Ubon Ratchathani                    2. Chiang Rai                                                                 

3. Chanthaburi                              4. Nakhon Ratchasima                                        

5. Rayong

   
   
   

Chickenpox

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Nov 4, 2019 : 41,125 cases.  The highest incidence rate were found in age groups 15-24, 10-14 and 7-9  years old respectively. Found in school children.

Top 5 Province

1. Narathiwat.                      2. Chiang Rai                     

3. Phuket                             4. Chiang mai                          

5. Prachin Buri

 

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