PM Prayut Chan-o-cha during a cabinet meeting at the Government House

Thai government on high monkeypox alert

Thailand is considering raising further its health alert for monkeypox by listing it as a so-called “serious communicable disease”, after the viral disease was classified as a new public health emergency worthy of international concern.

World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday declared monkeypox as “A Public Health Emergency of International Concern” and urged member countries to find effective methods that do not stigmatise target groups.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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