By NewsDesk @infectiousdiseasenews
In this post, I’ll look at the latest numbers for several mosquito-borne diseases in Thailand to date in 2019.
Through September 9, Thailand health officials have reported 57,926 patients from all 77 provinces. Seven fatalities have been seen.
Provinces reporting the highest incidence include Ubon Ratchathani, Chiang Rai, Chanthaburi, Nakhon Ratchasima and Rayong.
The number of chikungunya casesin Thailand has risen to 7,287 from 49 provinces. Ranong, Pattani, Tak, Phuket and Songkhla provinces have seen the most of this mosquito-borne infection.
132 Zika virus cases have been reported through early September. Lampang, Mae Hong Son and Songkhla have reported the highest incidence.
Thai health officials have reported 1,547 malaria patients from 45 provinces, including one death. Yala, Tak and Mae Hong Son provinces saw the most malaria cases.
Five cases of JE were reported from two provinces–Ubon Ratchathani and Chachoengsao. No deaths have been reported.
One filariasis case from Tak province has been reported in an individual from Myanmar.
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