The Yala Provincial Public Health Office in southern Thailand are reporting a measles outbreak that has affected hundreds.


According to the National News Bureau of Thailand, 341 people have been infected and five have died since the outbreak began in September.

93 people in Yaha district were found to have contracted the disease, the highest number in the province, followed by 54 people in Bannangsata , 52 in Than Toh , 39 people each in Krong Pinang and Kabang districts.

The five people who succumbed to the disease were located in Krong Pinang, Bannangsata and Than Toh districts.

Outbreak News TV

Nationwide, Thailand has reported a total of 2303 measles cases from 73 provinces as of Oct. 6. 173 cases of measles with complications have been reported.