Tares Krassanairawiwong, MD Director General of the Department of Disease Control said that Thailand has now found an increase in reports of infectious diseases carried by Aedes mosquitoes. especially dengue fever Data from the 2023 report from the beginning of the year to the 19th week of the year saw 15,399 cumulative cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever, 5.4 times more than in 2022 compared to the same period 13 cases Epidemic areas The first 5 provinces with the highest number of cases are Nan, Trat, Chumphon, Chanthaburi and Tak.
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be warned! Dengue fever epidemic 5 times more than January ’22, 1 death, found in Bangkok, the highest number
the Department of Disease Control has given importance to issues that are not normal events AND meet the criteria to open an incident command center in the Department of Disease Control The Director General of the Department of Disease Control will head the event. And proceed with network agencies in the epidemic area. to use forces and resources from other parts Control the prevention and control of the disease to be as effective as possible.
While on May 23, 2023, the Department of Disease Control’s Incident Control Center (EOC) was opened to urgently accelerate disease prevention and control campaigns. acting in conjunction with the Health Service Support Department overseeing more than a million village health volunteers (village volunteers) helping to drive people to work together to eliminate mosquito larvae from their own areas.
According to the Department of Communicable Diseases’ insect-borne Aedes aegypti larval index survey data. A survey of mosquito larvae in water containers in different locations. It was found that temples were also the places where coma was found the highest (64.6 per cent), followed by schools (55.1 per cent), government offices and factories which were found next.
Open an incident command center Its main objective is To reduce the number of dengue patients in Thailand to not exceed the median value for the last 5 years within the month of June and throughout the rainy season (Jun. 2023 through use a strategy to monitor and eliminate breeding sites of mosquito larvae in all provinces of Thailand.Investigate sources of disease transmission and disease control in provinces where dengue fever is spreading.Communicate risks and promote dengue fever through media suitable for target groups. Assignment of various missions It is expected that the control system will be driven above and within the base of the epidemic area with maximum efficiency.
Dengue fever warning After discovering about 14,800 accumulated patients, 13 died.
Successful disease prevention and control requires measures in terms of people, pathogens, and mosquito vectors, and requires cooperation from all sectors using a combination of methods, such as reducing breeding sites through environmental management. eliminate mosquito larvae prevent mosquito bites Use chemicals to kill mosquitoes especially in case of disease and advise the public if they are sick or if they are suspected of having dengue hemorrhagic fever You must hurry to see a doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment. Do not buy self-medication, especially drugs in the NSAIDs group such as ibuprofen, diclofenac, aspirin, including combination drugs, which can easily cause gastrointestinal bleeding. and difficult to treat gives the risk of death For more information, contact the helpline of the Department of Disease Control 1422.
The Ministry of Public Health expects “dengue fever” to increase after the beginning of the year, more than half a thousand illnesses, four deaths.
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