Tags : Outbreak


Thailand suspends visa on arrival facility for citizens of 18

In light of the global spread of COVID-19 and increasing concern over a potential widespread domestic outbreak, Thailand has suspended the visa on arrival (VOA) facility for citizens of 18 countries and has scrapped visa free access for those from Italy, South Korea and Hong Kong with immediate effect. The 18 countries are Bulgaria, Bhutan, […]Read More


Elderly Chinese tourist is Thailand’s second Coronavirus pneumonia case

Thailand’s second case of Coronavirus pneumonia has been diagnosed and the patient, a 74-year old Chinese tourist, is being treated at the state-run Bamrasnaradura Hospital in Nonthaburi province, public health permanent secretary Dr. Sukhum Kanchanapimai disclosed today. He said that the patient, who arrived at Suvarnabhumi international airport from China on January 13th, was hospitalized […]Read More


Kazakh Officials Confirm Second Anthrax Outbreak In A Week

Kazakh authorities say an outbreak of anthrax has been confirmed in the eastern part of the country — the second outbreak to infect villagers in Kazakhstan within a week. Kazakh Health Minister Tamara Duisenova said on June 24 that two residents in village of Kolbatau, in East Kazakhstan Oblast, have tested anthrax positive. Officials confirmed […]Read More


PM Prayut urges EOCs to ensure people are safe from

BANGKOK, 16 October 2015 (NNT) – The Prime Minister has urged emergency centers across the country to make sure that the public is safe from the dengue outbreak. Spokesman of the Prime Minister’s Office Maj. Gen. Sunsern Kaewkumnerd said today that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is worried about the well-being of the people due to […]Read More


Thai Airways takes precautions against Ebola outbreak

BANGKOK, 5 August 2014 (NNT) – Thai Airways has implemented prevention measures to control a possible Ebola outbreak and health precautions for its passengers traveling in and out of Bangkok. Squadron Leader Pongpeera Paisarnkulwong, who is the Vice President of Aviation Safety, Security, and Standards of Thai Airways, has revealed that Thailand now operates direct […]Read More


Thais urged not to panic over Ebola outbreak in Africa

BANGKOK, July 31 – The Ministry of Public Health urged Thais not to panic over reports of the Ebola virus disease as its risk was low in Thailand. In response to the reports that the US Peace Corps withdrew hundreds of its volunteers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone due to concerns about the epidemic […]Read More


Thailand keeps close watch on travelers from Africa due to

BANGKOK, 30 July 2014 (NNT) – The Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stepped up measures to inspect travelers from Africa to Thailand following the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Public health organizations in Europe are on high alert after a report that a 40-year-old Liberian-born American who had been infected with the virus died […]Read More


Thailand warns of possible hand, foot, and mouth disease outbreak

BANGKOK, 11 June 2013 (NNT) – The Public Health Ministry is warning all Thais, especially children, against hand-foot and-mouth disease as Thailand has entered the rainy season, during which the disease can spread widely and quickly. Public Health Minister Pradit Sintavanarong said, as Thailand entered the monsoon season of the year, many different diseases could […]Read More