Tags : Pneumonia


Kazakh Health Ministry Rejects Claims of Emerging Deadly Pneumonia

The Kazakh Ministry of Health on Friday firmly rejected recent media reports that claimed an unknown, deadly pneumonia far more fatal than that caused by the novel coronavirus was ravaging the Central Asian country. The ministry explained in a statement that a spike in reported pneumonia cases was the result of a misunderstanding of its […]Read More


Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan warns of dangerous local pneumonia

The Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan has warned its citizens in the Central Asian country to exercise caution amid a large outbreak of viral pneumonia, which appears to be deadlier than the new coronavirus. Between Covid-19 and the pneumonia outbreak, the diplomats described the health situation in Kazakhstan as “very grim.” Since the start of the […]Read More


Arrivals from China’s Wuhan scanned for pneumonia

Officials are running thermal scans on passengers arriving from the Chinese city of Wuhan at Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang, Phuket and Chiang Mai airports over fears a pneumonia outbreak could spread to Thailand. Nitinai Sirismatthakarn, president of Airports of Thailand Plc, said on Sunday that thermal scanners were in use at the airports — four out […]Read More


Pneumonia claims at least 521 lives in Thailand so far

BANGKOK, 11 August 2014 (NNT) – Over 100,000 cases of pneumonia have been reported in Thailand this year as more respiratory diseases associated with rainy season are being detected. The Public Health Ministry said the monsoon season increases the exposure to various bacterial and viral infections, causing more people to become vulnerable to diseases and […]Read More


Public Health Ministry of Thailand warns against 6 winter diseases

BANGKOK, 19 December 2013 (NNT) – The Public Health Ministry is warning Thais nationwide against 6 winter diseases, while urging people living in low temperature areas to keep themselves warm at all times. Dr. Narong Sahametapat, Permanent Secretary to Public Health Ministry, has revealed that people have greater chance of catching a disease in cold […]Read More


Thai Public Heath Ministry is vigilant as avian flu cases

BANGKOK, 1 March 2012 (NNT) – The Ministry of Public Health is becoming more vigilant as cases of avian flu which is transmitted among humans have been discovered in Thailand’s neighboring nations. President of Influenza Foundation and Chairman of the Ministry of Public Health Advisory Committee Professor Emeritus Dr. Prasert Thongcharoen said even though no […]Read More

Chiang Mai News

Death and illness as cold weather embraces Thailand

The Public Health Ministry confirmed yesterday that at least two people had died in the cold weather – one in Loei and the other in Chiang Rai. “Victims in this category are people who died because they lacked warm clothes and lived in areas declared as being hit by a cold spell,” Public Health Minister […]Read More