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Thai government Increases Anthrax Surveillance Following Cases in Laos

BANGKOK (NNT) – The government has instructed officials to be on the lookout for patients exhibiting symptoms of anthrax.

Anthrax alert at Thai-Lao border after human infections reported in Laos

Government Spokesperson Chai Wacharonke highlighted the government’s vigilance on anthrax following the identification of 54 cases in Laos, accompanied by animal deaths in March.

The Ministry of Public Health, via the Department of Disease Control, has worked with local entities to intensify disease monitoring in both humans and animals, with a focus on border areas adjacent to neighboring countries.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Naark Rojanasuvan
National News Bureau of Thailand

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