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 37, 2019 : 7-13 Sep 19 with the following details :

 

1. Global situation (Ref: World Health Organization)

  

Disease

Province Concern

MERS-CoV

- Saudi Arabia  : (Update 26 Aug 19)   

Riyadh, Najran และ Al-Qassim

Ebola Virus Disease

-Democratic Republic of the Congo : (Update 12 Sep 19)

Kalunguta ,Beni, Mambasa ,Mandima, Alimbongo, Oicha and Pinga

-Republic of Uganda (Update 13 Jun 19)

Yellow fever

- France (Update 20 May 19)

-Nigeria (Update 09 Jan 19)

-Brazil  (Update 27 Jun 19)

The States of  Sao Paulo, Parana, and Santa Catarina

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 Sep 9, 2019 : 249,067 cases  with 18 deaths.   The highest incidence rate were found in age groups 10-14, 7-9 and 25-34 years old respectively.

Top 5 Province

1. Rayong                                 2. Bangkok          

3. Chanthaburi                        4. Chiangmai  

5. Nakhon Pathom

Hand foot mouth

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Sep 9, 2019: 48,766 cases  with 1 death.

Top 5 Provinces

1. Chiangmai                     2. Rayong                                   

3. Chanthaburi                   4. Nan                                                                                     

5. Bangkok  

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.

Dengue

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Sep 9, 2019: 85,520 cases  with 94 deaths.    

Top 5 Province

1. Ubon Ratchathani                   2. Chanthaburi                                      

3. Chiang Rai                               4. Rayong

5. Nakhon Ratchasima                                        

Chikungunya

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Sep 8, 2019:  7,287 cases. The highest incidence rate were found in age groups 25-34, The majority of patients are employee in Southern region.

Top 5 Province

1.  Ranong                  2. Pattani 

3. Tak                           4. Phuket                       

5. Songkhla

Pneumonia

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Sep 9, 2019: 161,187 cases  with 113 deaths. The highest incidence rate were found in age more than 65. Top 5 Province

1. Chiang Rai                        2. Ubon Ratchathani                  

3.  Khon Kaen                       4. Nan

5. Phuket

Chickenpox

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Sep 8, 2019: 35,432 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. Chiang mai                     4. Phuket      

5. Rayong 

Leptospirosis

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Sep 7, 2019: 1,357 cases  with 18 death. The highest incidence rate were found in age 45-54 , 35-44 and 55-64  years old respectively. Farmers have the highest risk of contacting leptospirosis

Top 5 Province

1. Phangnga                            2. Ranong

3. Sisaket                                 4.  Yasothon

5. Yala

The Department of Disease Control estimates that the number of patients will increase to the maximum during October, which is during heavy rain. People at risk of being exposed to the disease are Farmers in farming, who often have to experience water sources In the area of ​​flooding or contaminated water.

If symptoms occur within 1-2 weeks after exposure, including high fever, chills,

muscle aches (especially on the calves or thighs), red eyes, and jaundice

(yellow skin and eyes), the patients should go to the hospitals nearby for prompt life

saving treatment.

 

 

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