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Ratchaburi Doctor Faints After Covid-19 Vaccine Shot

BANGKOK, March 5 (TNA) – A doctor, who fainted after receiving the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Ratchaburi has recovered, said director-general of the Disease Control Department, Opas Karnkawinpong. She has no history of allergy to medications, the director-general said. Her reaction to the vaccine would be raised at the meeting of the working […]Read More

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Russians horrify doctors with methods they use to treat COVID-19

Whether it is a common cold or coronavirus, Russians do not call doctors and independently ‘prescribe’ treatment for themselves at the disease’s first symptoms. On the first day of illness, 18% of Russians start taking antibiotics. Another 14% take immunomodulators, 24% try to suppress the disease with vitamins, according to a survey, where 80% of […]Read More

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COVID-19: RCOT suggests doctors look for “Smell Disorders”

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Royal College of Otolaryngologists – Head and Neck Surgeons of Thailand, suggests those in the health sector mark smell disorders as one of the primary symptoms that appears in Covid-19 patients; the symptoms may range from a weak ability to smell, to a complete loss of the ability to smell. A […]Read More

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First Thai medical professional infected with Coronavirus (COVID-19)

A Thai medic, who did not wear a face mask or protective gown while treating COVID-19 patients, has contracted the disease, said Dr Suwanchai Wattanayingcharoenchai, director-general of the Disease Control Department, today. The new patient, the first medical professional to be infected while performing their duty, brings the number of Thailand’s confirmed COVID-19 cases to […]Read More

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Thailand-trained eye doctor is Lao PDR’s first Eye Health Hero

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) has recognised Thailand-trained ophthalmologist Dr Phetsamone Indara as an Eye Health Hero. 
 Dr Indara, who performs eye surgery and treatments in partnership with international development organisation The Fred Hollows Foundation, is the first ophthalmologist from Lao PDR to receive the honour. The Fred Hollows Foundation […]Read More

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Quack doctor nabbed in Pattaya for a fatal breast implant

A quack doctor was arrested Saturday morning (Nov 11) at a condominium in Pattaya after he was wanted in Lampang for allegedly performing breast implant on a young man who eventually died. Police identified the suspect as Mr Thanatpong Chitthirapirom who allegedly performed breast implants on 22-year old Chiratchaya Kampoon at a cosmetic surgery clinic […]Read More