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 27, 2018 : 7 - 13 Jul 2018 with the following details :
 
Disease
Province Concern
MERS-CoV
- Arabian Peninsula - United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia
- Qatar - Oman - Lebanon - Malaysia
Ebola Virus Disease
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Nipah Virus Disease
India
Monkeypox
Cameroon
Rift Valley fever
Kenya
Measles
Japan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. National Situation (Ref: Department of Disease Control Ministry of Public Health)
Influenza A (H1N1, H3N2)/ B
Reported case From January 1, 2018 to Jul 9, 2018 : 65,287 influenza case with 9 death. The highest incidence rate were found in age groups 25-34, 35-44 and 15-24 years respectively
 Top 5 Province
1. Chiangmai 2. Bangkok
3. Phayao 4. Rayong
5. Uttaradit
Department of Disease Control expects more people with influenza. Advise parents to take care of young children closely.
Hand foot mouth
Reported case From January 1, 2018 to Jul 9, 2018 : 24,466 case
Top 5 Provinces
1. Ranong 2. Phayao
3. Chanthaburi 4. Chiang Rai
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.
Dengue fever
Reported case From January 1, 2018 to Jul 8, 2018 : 28,732 case with 37 death.
Top 5 Province
1. Phichit 2. Phuket
3. Nakhon Pathom 4. Krabi 5. Rayong
Leptospirosis
Reported case From January 1,2018 to Jul 9, 2018: 1,053 case with 8 death. 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. Loei 4. Yala
5. Trang
Scrub typhus
Reported case From January 1, 2018 to Jul 8, 2018 : 3,226 case with 2 death. 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. Tak 2. Mae Hong Son
3. Nan 4. Chiang Rai
5. Chiang Mai
Chickenpox
Reported case From January 1, 2018 to Jul 8, 2018 : 38,500 case. The highest incidence rate were found in age groups 10-14, 15-24 and 7-9 years respectively. Found in school children.
Top 5 Province
1. Narathiwat 2. Pattani
3. Phuket 4. Rayong
5. Mae Hong Son
Rabies
Department of Livestock Development announces rabies epidemic. 27 provinces are classified as red areas. (In which the disease is found in people) 
 
Pathumthani, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Saraburi, Chanthaburi, Chachoengsao, Chon Buri, Rayong, Sa Kaeo,Nakhon Ratchasima, Yasothon, Sisaket, Surin, Amnat Charoen, Kalasin, Khon Kaen, Maha Sarakham, Mukdahan, Roi Et, Nong Khai, Chiang Rai, Phichit, Nakhon Sawan, Phetchaburi, Samut Songkhram,Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phatthalung, Surat Thani and Songkhla.
 
Reported case From January 1, 2018 to Jul 12, 2018 : with 12 deaths at Mukdahan.
Care when dogs are bitten or scratched.
1. Wash the wound with soap and clean water to wash the wound. Gently Apply Betanine after cleansing to reduce infection.
2. When bitten, keep the dog / cat scratched. To observe the symptoms of 10 days if the animals are dead, the livestock in the area. For the detection of rabies in animals.
3. Get medical attention immediately. For vaccination against rabies, if you have been vaccinated. Should go to every appointment. For maximum protection.
Conjunctiva
Reported case From January 1, 2018 to Jul 9, 2018 : 48,854 case.
Most are found in the rainy season. This disease can be cured in 2 weeks. It can be prevented by hand washing with soap and water. Do not rub the eye If you have red eyes and have blurred vision. Immediately see doctor for treatment.
Top 5 Province
1. Mae Hong Son 2. Ubon Ratchathani
3. Chiang Rai 4. Prachin Buri
5. Chiang Mai
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