• Sat, 17 Feb 2018 03:00
    High quality masks needed for pollution
    Bangkok PM2.5 levels at less than critical levels, but staying indoors better option.
    national
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 11:47
    Stay on alert for dengue, doctors warn
    Residents of Thailand – and especially those in Bangkok, neighbouring provinces and large southern cities – must stay alert to the danger of dengue fever and other mosquito-borne diseases even beyond the rainy season, the Department of Disease Control (DDC) warned on Thursday.
    national
  • Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:00
    DDC waffles on dengue vaccine
    A DECISION has not been made on the dengue fever vaccine Dengvaxia, which has been found to have side effects for people who have not previously been infected, the Disease Control Department (DDC) stated yesterday.
    national
  • Mon, 28 Aug 2017 11:39
    Floodwaters can carry deadly disease, DDC warns
    People living in flooded areas have been warned to keep time spent wading through water to a minimum lest they be infected with melioidosis, a disease that has claimed 21 lives this year.
    national
  • Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:23
    Almost 34,000 Prathom 5 schoolgirls to get anti-HPV vaccine
    A total of 33,962 Prathom 5 schoolgirls from 875 schools in Bangkok will receive the first shot of vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) this August, Department of Disease Control (DDC) director Dr Jessada Chokdamrongsuk said on Tuesday.
    national
  • Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:24
    Strengthening the community spirit
    The Urban Design & Development Centre (UddC) recently joined up with luxury mixed-use property IconSiam, Kadeejeen-Klongsarn Community, and the PPCP (public-private-community partnership) to announce the progress of the Kadeejeen-Klongsarn Centre.
    Art
  • Thu, 15 Sep 2016 01:00
    Nationwide effort to combat Zika virus steps up a level
    THE CHIEF of the Department of Disease Control (DDC) has instructed all 12 Emergency Operations Centres (EOCs) around the country to scale up their response from Level 1 to Level 2 to contain the Zika virus outbreak.
    national
  • Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:11
    Nationwide effort to combat Zika virus steps up a level
    The chief of the Department of Disease Control (DDC) has instructed all 12 Emergency Operations Centres (EOCs) around the country to scale up their response from Level 1 to Level 2 to contain the Zika virus outbreak.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 01 May 2016 01:00
    Promotion of HPV vaccine
    Thailand has almost 6,500 new cervical cancer patients - with most the result of the human papilloma virus (HPV) - and some 3,000 people a year are dying from the disease annually, the Department of Disease Control (DDC) said yesterday.
    national
  • Tue, 22 Dec 2015 01:00
    Should UDD be UDDC?
    The United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) should add the letter C to its acronym for its now fierce and presumably fair fight against corruption. Together with the students and the red-shirt leaders, they are clearly very good at getting n
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  • Thu, 25 Jun 2015 01:00
    'Suspects' face fines if they don't cooperate
    PEOPLE SUSPECTED of contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) who refuse to be quarantined face fines of up to Bt2,000, Department of Disease Control (DDC) chief Dr Sopon Mekthon warned yesterday.
    national
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