As floods recede, disease breaks out in South Thailand

 As floods recede, disease breaks out in South Thailand

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Illness – mostly from respiratory problems – has struck more than 20,000 residents in flooded provinces in the South. They are seeking or receiving treatment at government clinics, hospitals, or from mobile medical units, Public Health Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said yesterday.

Mobile medical units had made 667 visits to 18,378 patients seeking treatment for respiratory problems (60 per cent), foot rashes and diseases (23 per cent), and skin rashes (5 per cent).

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