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 11, 2019 : 9-15 Mar 2019 with the following details :
 

1. Global situation (Ref: World Health Organization)

 

Disease

Province Concern

MERS-CoV

-Saudi Arabia (Update 26 Feb 19)

-United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

-Oman (Update 4 Mar 19)

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

Ebola Virus Disease

Democratic Republic of the Congo (Update 7 Mar 19)

(Region: North Kivu and Ituri provinces)

Yellow fever

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

-Kingdom of the Netherlands (update  18 Dec 18)

-Nigeria (Update 09 Jan 19)

-Brazil  (Update 11 Feb 19)

Typhoid fever

Islamic Republic of Pakistan (Update 27 Dec 18)

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 , Mar 11, 2019 : 85,970 cases  with 6 deaths.   The highest incidence rate were found in age groups 5-9, 0-4 and 10-14 years old respectively.

Top 5 Province

1. Chiangmai                     2. Bangkok                  

3. Rayong                           4. Lamphun                        

5. Nakhon Ratchasima

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 Mar 12, 2019 : 6,792 cases .

Top 5 Provinces

1. SuratThani                   2. Prachaubkirikan Songkla

3. Chiangmai                   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.

Dengue

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Mar 12, 2019: 9,914 cases  with 9 deaths.    

Top 5 Province

1. NakhonPathom                    2.  SamutSakhon                                                         

3. Nakhon Si Thammarat        4. Nakhon Sawan

5. Phuket

Measles

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Mar 8, 2019 : 1,229 cases.

Top 5 Province

1. Narathiwat                    2.  Pattani                           

3. Yala                              4. Songkla  

5. Prachin Buri

Leptospirosis

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Mar 11, 2019 :  313 cases  with 2 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. Phangnga                         2.  Srisaket   

3. Satun                                  4. Krabi

5. Nakhon Si Thammarat

Scrub typhus

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Mar 8, 2019 : 960 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. Ranong

Chickenpox

Reported case  From Jan 1, 2019 to Mar 11, 2019 : 12,799 cases.  The highest incidence rate were found in age groups 7-9, 10-14 and 10-24  years old respectively. Found in school children.

Top 5 Province

1. Narathiwat                     2. Chiang Rai              

3. Chiangmai                   4. Phrae    

5.  Phuket

  
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