Blood-test test results awaited; Official says bed-bug spray ‘not behind deaths’
The governor of Chiang Mai yesterday confirmed that public health authorities and the police were continuing to investigate the mysterious deaths of seven tourists at the northern city’s Downtown Inn and planned a press conference for the international media today on the probe.
Governor Panadda Diskul yesterday took part in a video-conference with Chiang Mai public health officers, the epidemic bureau chief and World Health Organisation officials. He said that initially medical personnel believed the tourists’ deaths weren’t related but they were still waiting for blood-test results from Japan and the US.
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