Entomologist using a large powered aspirator to collect mosquitoes in northern Thailand

Fumigation in Ratchaburi after 14 Singaporeans contract Chikungunya fever

Health officials have conducted fumigation operations in communities, schools and hospitals in Thailand’s central province of Ratchaburi after 14 Singaporean students and teachers on a study tour became ill from Chikungunya fever.

Chikungunya fever is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which also spreads the Zika and Dengue viruses.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World

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