Published: Jun 08, 2022
Thailand has expressed interest in obtaining monkeypox vaccines but only as a “preparatory” step as they are not necessary at the moment, Department of Disease Control (DDC) director-general Dr Opas Karnkawinpong said on Tuesday.
Published: Apr 20, 2022
The Department of Disease Control (DDC) has advised people to work at home, protect themselves from being infected and receive vaccine jabs to contain the spread of Covid-19 after the Songkran festival.
Published: Mar 17, 2022
The Department of Disease Control (DDC) instructed the Office of the Alcohol Control Committee to look into a post by Facebook page BlackPink Thailand showing Lalisa “Lisa” Manoban with an alcoholic beverage.
Published: Jan 26, 2022
There are several Covid-19 risks associated with upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations from January 28 to February 3, Department of Disease Control hazard communications director Sumanee Wacharasin noted on Tuesday.
Published: Jan 25, 2022
Amid rising public pressure for e-cigarettes to be legalised, the Department of Disease Control on Tuesday issued a nine-point handout on why Thailand must maintain the ban on their import and sale. Thai authorities must consider the full impact of legalising the sale of e-cigarettes, whatever their health impacts compared with regular cigarettes, said Department chief Dr Opas Karnkawinpong.