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H1N1 virus may be re-emerging: Thai ministry warns

Thailand’s Public Health Ministry has warned of a widespread return of the 2009 flu virus after reports that two people in Lop Buri and Nonthaburi provinces died from the infection of the type-A (H1N1) virus last week, raising the death toll for this year to 57. About 260 people have been hit with the flu-like […]Read More

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More than Ten People died by H1N1 virus in Thailand

Thailand’s Public Health Ministry on Tuesday described 10 more citizenry passed away last week of the A or H1N1 virus, adding the country’s bell from the swine influenza virus to 245. Bangkok Post’s site reported that the ministry’s agency from Epidemiology of the Disease Control Department stated the overall dying toll was chronic for the […]Read More

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300 students at risk from A(H1N1) under close watch, schools

BANGKOK, Jan 25 (TNA) – Thailand’s Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC) on Monday ordered the temporary closure of schools where students reportedly contracted Influenza A(H1N1), and placed some 300 high-risk students across the country under close watch. Special Affairs Bureau director Satchathorn Wattanamongkol of the Office of the Permanent Secretary for Education said […]Read More

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30 doctors infected with Type-A H1N1 virus

As some 30 doctors nationwide were infected by Type A H1N1 influenza, Public Health Minister Jurin Laksanawisit prepared to get the flu vaccine on Monday, as to encourage more at-risk people to get vaccinated. Following the estimation of 30 doctors infected with the virus, Jurin told a press conference Thursday that he had instructed hospitals […]Read More

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U.S. Experts Praise Thailand Government For HIV Vaccine

(Hong Kong) — U.S. health experts are praising the government of Thailand for helping conduct controversial trials for the only vaccine so far to show progress in stopping the virus that causes AIDS. The trials conducted by Thai health authorities, the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research involved […]Read More

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Hope For AIDS Vaccine Rekindled By Thai Test

The ultimate weapon against AIDS would be a vaccine to prevent infection with the HIV virus. Until now, though, every test of experimental vaccines has failed. But results from the largest-ever vaccine trial gave new hope to scientists that, in principle, a vaccine could work someday. Researchers said a vaccine tested in more than 16,000 […]Read More