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 1, 2019 : 29 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019 with the following details :

 

1. Global situation (Ref: World Health Organization)

Disease

Province Concern

MERS-CoV

-Saudi Arabia (Update 28 Dec 18)

-United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

 (Region: Hafer Albatin, Riyadh, Jeddah, Najran)

Ebola Virus Disease

Democratic Republic of the Congo (Update 28 Dec 18)

Yellow fever

-Democratic Republic of the Congo (update  7 Sep 18)

-Kingdom of the Netherlands (update  18 Dec 18)

Nipah  Virus Disease

India (contained in Kerala State: update  7 Aug 18)

Monkeypox

Nigeria (Update 05 Oct 18)

Cholera

Algeria, Zimbabwe ,Niger (Update 05 Oct 18)

Chikungunya

Sudan (Update 15 Oct 18)

Typhoid fever

Islamic Republic of Pakistan (Update 27 Dec 18)

 

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

Influenza A (H1N1, H3N2)/ B

Reported case in 2018 : 179,396  case with 32 death. The highest incidence rate were found in age groups 25-34, 35-44 and 15-24 years respectively

Top 5 Province

1.  Bangkok                  2.  Chiangmai    

3.  Rayong                    4.  Phayao

5.  Phuket                         

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

Hand foot mouth

Reported case in  2018 : 69,030 case with 1 death.

Top 5 Provinces

1. Chanthaburi                2. Phayao                                             

3. Chiangmai                  4.  Bangkok  

5. Chiang Rai

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

Reported in 2018  : 84,830 case  with 109 death.

Top 5 Province

1. NakhonPathom                     2. NakhonSawan                         

3. Samut Sakhon                       4. Nakhon Si Thammarat                   

5. Phuket   

Measles

Reported case in 2018  : 6,209 case  with 23 death.

Top 5 Province

1.  Yala                             2.  Pattani                           

3.  Narathiwat                   4.  Songkla

5.  Prachaubkirikan

Leptospirosis

Reported case in 2018  : 2,854 case  with 35 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. Trang                          4. Yasothon 

5. Yala

Scrub typhus

Reported case in 2018 : 9,592 case  with 4 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. Mae Hong Son                2. Tak

3. Nan                              4. Chiang Rai

5. Chiang Mai                 

Chickenpox

Reported case in 2018 : 59,759 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. Phuket                         

3. Pattani                          4. Yala   

5. Chiang Rai

Rubella

Department of Communicable Disease Control remind Rubella epidemic in Japan tourists and pregnant women Vaccination before travel If there is a fever after the trip back. Have to see the doctor.

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