• Thu, 02 Aug 2018 13:58
    Floods bring sickness, warns health chief
    People living in flood-affected provinces have been warned of waterborne illnesses, including pink eye (conjunctivitis), leptospirosis and diarrhoea, as well as three common threats from snake and insects, parasites and drowning.
  • Wed, 20 Dec 2017 14:37
    Four people succumb to Leptospirosis in Trang
    An outbreak of Leptospirosis in the southern province of Trang has claimed four lives this year, prompting health authorities to take action and urge residents not to wade in stagnant floodwaters.
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  • Sun, 06 Aug 2017 14:57
    Warning as leptospirosis claims 29 lives
    The Public Health Ministry has warned people of the dangers of leptospirosis this rainy season, after 1,362 reports of sufferers and 29 fatalities from the disease in the year to July 29.
  • Thu, 02 Feb 2017 01:00
    As South flood situation eases, officials warn of Leptospirosis threat
    THE FLOOD situation in the South, which has claimed 96 lives, has improved and only six districts in three provinces are still inundated, but the Ministry of Public Health has warned residents in Prachuap Khiri Khan and 11 other southern provinces of the emerging threat of Leptospirosis.
  • Sun, 11 Sep 2016 01:00
    Farmers get leptospirosis warning
    FARMERS who wade through water in rice fields without protective gear have been warned they could contract the disease leptospirosis this rainy season.
  • Tue, 28 Jan 2014 00:00
    Beware of the Rat
    A bacterial disease that affects both humans and animals, leptospirosis is found all over the world and is particularly prevalent in moist tropical climes.
  • Sun, 01 Jul 2012 00:00
    Leptospirosis kills nine, leaves 220 sick
    A leptospirosis outbreak in the lower Northeast has killed nine people and made 220 people ill, Public Health Region 14 inspector Dr Khamron Chaisiri said yesterday.
  • Sun, 03 Jun 2012 00:00
    Leptospirosis sickens 184 in Northeast
    A leptospirosis outbreak in the lower Northeast affected 184 people from January 1-June 1, seven of whom died, Nakhon Ratchasima's Disease Control Office 5 director Dr Somchai Tangsupachai reported yesterday.
  • Wed, 09 Nov 2011 00:00
    Free diagnostic services at Samitivej Hospital
    Until end of this year, Samitivej Srinakarin Hospital waives diagnostic fees to patients diagnosed with six floods-related diseases - dengue fever, diarrhea, Type A hepatitis, typhoid, conjunctivitis, and leptospirosis.
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  • Tue, 08 Nov 2011 00:00
    Health warnings stepped up
    Main concerns are uncollected garbage and leptospirosis
  • Mon, 07 Nov 2011 00:00
    Public urged not to consume ice iced drinks from unknown sources
    The Public Health Ministry's Department of Medical Sciences Monday warned of possible leptospirosis in flooded areas and against consuming ice and iced drinks from unknown production sources.
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