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Two subdistricts of Bueng Kan under Zika watch

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BUENG KAN, 4 September 2016 (NNT) –Two sub-districts of Bueng Kan province will remain under surveillance for the Zika virus while Chiang Mai officials are going door to door to raise public awareness of the infectious disease.

After a meeting with related officials, Chaitawat Niamsiri, Bueng Kan’s deputy governor, said a total of 96 Zika cases have been reported in the province. Of that number, 93 patients have fully recovered while three patients are still in intensive care. He said two sub-districts will remain Zika risk zones until declared otherwise.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Thammarat Thadaphrom
Rewriter: Rodney McNeil

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