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 50 ,2017 : 9-15 Dec 2017   with the following details :
 

Global Situation

Disease
Country Concern
 MERS-CoV
  • Arabian Penninsula
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Qatar
  • Oman
 A (H1N1): Influenza
  • India
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Bhutan
 Avian Influenza
Subtype H5N1
  • Egypt
  • Arzerbijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Cambodia
  • Canada
  • China
  • Djibuti
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Laos
  • Myanmar
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Thai
  • Turkey
  • Vietnam
Subtype H5N6 : China
Subtype H7N9 : China
 

Pneumonic Plague

Madagascar

Marburg virus disease

Kenya

Dengue fever

Burkina Faso

Yellow fever

São Paulo State, Brazil

Diphtheria

Diphtheria among deported Rohingya population in Cox’s Bazar Hospital, Bangladesh

 

2. National Situation

Top 3 Locations 1.School 2. Prison 3. Barracks
Disease
Province Concern
 Influenza A (H1N1, H3N2)/ B
Reported case From  January 1,2017 to December 12, 2017 : 189,870 influenza case with 54 deaths. The highest incidence rate were found in age groups 15-24 , 35-44 and 25-34 years respectively

Top 5 Province
  1. Rayong
  2. Bangkok
  3. Chantaburi
  4. Nongkai
  5. Chiangmai
 Hand foot mouth
  • Reported case January 1, 2017 to December 12, 2017 : 68,084  case with 3 deaths
Top 5 Provinces 

1. Chanthaburi                2. Surathani 
3. Trad                              4. Pisanulok 
5. Phayao

 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, 2017 to December 13, 2017 : 50,033 case with 59 deaths

Top 5 Province

1. Tak 2. Songkhla

3. Phetchaburi 4. Phatthalung

5. Phuket

Meliodosis

Reported case From January 1, 2017 to December 9, 2017 : 3,140 case with 68 deaths

Top 5 Province

1. Mukdahan 2. Yasothon

3. Ubon Ratchathani 4. Amnat Charoen

5. Si Sa Ket

Leptospirosis

Reported case From January 1,2017 to December 11, 2017 : 3,257 case with 59 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. Sisaket                       2.Trang
3. Krabi                           3.Nakhon Si Thammarat
5. Loei

Scrub typhus

Reported case From January 1,2017 to December 10, 2017 : 6,859 case with 7 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.Mae Hong Son 2.Tak

3.Nan 4.Chiang Rai

5.Chaing Mai

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