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 16, 2019 : 13-19 Apr 2019 with the following details :

1. Global situation (Ref: World Health Organization)

 

Disease

Province Concern

MERS-CoV -Saudi Arabia (Update 24 Apr 19)
-United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
-Oman (Update 4 Mar 19)
(Region :South Sharquia-4cases, North Batinah-4cases)
 

Ebola Virus Disease

Democratic Republic of the Congo (Update 25 Apr 19)

(Region: North Kivu and Ituri provinces)

Yellow fever

-Nigeria (Update 09 Jan 19)

-Brazil  (Update 18 Apr 19)

Hantavirus disease

Republic of Panama (Update 04 Jan 19)

Argentine Republic (Update 23 Jan 19)

Poliomyelitis

Democratic Republic of the Congo (Update 08 Jan 19)

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1

Mozambique  (Update 25 Jan 19)

Papua New Guinea  (Update 20 Feb 19)

Indonesia (Update 27 Feb 19)

Measles

Madagascar (Update17 Jan 19)

Gonococcal infection

United Kingdom  (Update 30 Jan 19)

Dengue fever

Jamaica (Update 4 Feb 19)

Lassa Fever

Nigeria  (Update 14 Feb 19)

Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection

Mexico (Update 5 Mar 19)

 

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

Influenza A (H1N1, H3N2)/ B

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 22, 2019 : 140,650 cases  with 9 deaths.   The highest incidence rate were found in age groups 7-9, 10-14 and 25-34 years old respectively.

Top 5 Province

1. Bangkok                    2. Chiangmai                   

3. Rayong                      4. NakhonPathom

5. Chanthaburi

Department of Disease Control expects more people with influenza. Advise parents to take care of young children closely.

Hand foot mouth

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 21, 2019 : 9,827 cases .

Top 5 Provinces

1. SuratThani                   2.  Chiangmai 

3. Prachaubkirikan          4.  Chumphon 

5. Songkla.                                                                                   

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 Apr 22, 2019: 16,635 cases  with 20 deaths.    

Top 5 Province

1. SamutSakhon           2. NakhonPathom                                                                               

3.  Lop Buri                  4. Ratchaburi 

5. Tard

Measles

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to  Apr 21, 2019 : 2,344 cases  with 9 deaths.  cases.

Top 5 Province

1. Narathiwat                    2. Pattani                           

3. Phetchaburi                 4. Songkla 

5. Yala

Leptospirosis

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to  Apr 20, 2019 :  489 cases  with 5 deaths.

 The highest incidence rate were found in age groups 45-54, The majority of patients are males.  Found in farmer career.

Top 5 Province

1. Srisaket                             2. Phangnga

3. Yasothon                          4. Krabi  

5. Phatthalung

Scrub typhus

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to  Apr 21, 2019: 1,475 cases  . The highest incidence rate were found in age groups 45-54, The majority of patients are males.  Found in farmer career.   Top 5 Province

1. Mae Hong Son                2. Nan

3. Chiang Rai                      4. Tak 

5. Chaiyaphum

Chickenpox

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 22, 2019 : 21,114 cases.  The highest incidence rate were found in age groups 7-9, 10-14 and 15-24  years old respectively. Found in school children.

Top 5 Province

1. Chiang Rai                   2. Narathiwat   

3. Chiangmai                    4. Nan     

5. Phrae

Food Poisoning

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to  Apr 22, 2019 : 33,260 cases. Top 5 Province

1. Ubon Ratchathani     2. Roi Et     

3. Lamphun                   4. Khon Kaen                  

5.Tak

Diarrhoea

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to  Apr 17, 2019 : 299,630 cases  with 1 death  case.

Top 5 Province

1. Prachin Buri                         2. Chanthaburi

3. Samut Songkhram              4. Mukdahan             

5. Maha Sarakham  

 

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