During the first half of 2017, Thailand has reported approximately 17,000 dengue cases, including 27 deaths, according to the Bureau of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health.

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Cases were reported in all 77 Thai provinces.

Of the total, more than 9,200 cases were classified as dengue fever, 7,300 cases, including eight deaths were attributed to dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) and dengue shock syndrome was reported in 223 people, accounting for 19 fatalities.

Overall, the provinces with the highest rates of infection include Songkla, Pattalung, Pattani, Phuket and Narathiwat.

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