Sor Kor. 12 Songkhla warns people who are close to monkeys at risk of “malaria” Knowsai infecting people.

On May 29, 2022, information from the systemmalaria online Thailand has reported cases “malaria” In 2022 (data as of January 1, 2022 – May 3, 2022), there are 1,182 cases, representing a morbidity rate of 0.018 per thousand population. The most common cases were Plasmodium vivax (Pv) type 1,044 cases or 88.32%, followed by the type “Nousai” Plasmodium knowlesi (Pk) 66 (5.58%) and Plasmodium falciparum (Pf) (2.20%) cases.

Dr. Chalermphon Osotphromma, Director of the Office of Disease Prevention and Control 12, Songkhla Province, spoke about the situation of the disease. “malaria” In the area of ​​Health Zone 12, it was found that in 2022 (data from January 1, 2022 – May 3, 2022) there were cases ofmalaria Number of 45

provinces with morbidity rates “malaria” highest is

  1. Yala province has a morbidity rate of 0.034 per thousand population (18 cases).
  2. Satun Province, morbidity rate 0.016 per thousand population (5 cases)
  3. Songkhla Province, morbidity rate 0.012 per thousand population (17 cases).
  4. Narathiwat Province, morbidity rate 0.006 per thousand population (5 cases)

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In Trang, Phatthalung and Pattani, there are no reported cases in 2022, with the proportion of cases classified by type of infection. It was found that Plasmodium vivax (Pv) was the most reported case of 27 cases, representing 60 percent, and Plasmodium knowlesi (Pk) with 18 cases (40 percent). Pk) in the provincial areaSongkhla

Sor Kor. 12 Songkhla Patients were monitored “malaria” come continuously according to the malaria elimination policy of the Department of Disease Control for “malaria” type “Nousai” Plasmodium knowlesi (PK) is a malaria parasite in monkeys that can be transmitted to humans. byAnophelesBiting an infected monkey and biting a person But there have never been any reports of human-to-human transmission.

found in Malaysia and Indonesia This type of infection divides in the human body quickly. and more than other types of germs, causingSymptoms are high fever, chills, headache, and sweating. In Thailand, it has begun to be reported in many provinces. For the area in Health Zone 12, cases have been reported since 2016, with sporadic cases. and began to find more and more in the past 2 years. Patients “malaria” type “Nousai” Most Plasmodium knowlesi (PK) have a history of traveling and sojourning in the wild. or garden in the foothills where monkeys live in the area.

Sor Kor. 12 Songkhla emphasizes that for people living in risky areas or forest workers tourist should protect yourself without mosquito bites Wear clothing completely, apply mosquito repellent and sleep in a mosquito net. If you have any questions, you can ask for more information at the Department of Disease Control hotline 1422.

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