Today (June 23, 2022), Dr. Sumet Ongwandee, director of the Office of Disease Prevention and Control 9, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, revealed that dengue fever is now spreading in four provinces in the lower northeast, including Nakhon Ratchasima, Chaiyaphum, Buriram and Surin. from the date of January 1, 2022 until the present A total of 264 cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever have been found in these four provinces, including Nakhon Ratchasima, 124, Surin, 103, Chaiyaphum, 32, and Buriram, 5, but no deaths have been reported. Children aged 5-14 years are the most ill group. followed by the age group of 15-24 years, the cause of children getting sick more because this is the opening period
Dr. Sumet also stated that from the forecast, it is expected that dengue fever will be more severe during this period. because the beginning of the rainy season and the beginning of the semester Therefore, every house is deposited to get rid of mosquito larvae breeding sites every week. Because it’s the best protection. By adhering to the 3 principles of keeping, namely keeping the house clear collect all kinds of garbage and keep the water completely to prevent mosquitoes laying eggs
Ministry of Health has sent officers to the area to spray to get rid of Aedes mosquitoes As for the public health officials in Khon Buri District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, they went to the area to campaign for methods of preventing dengue fever for the people.