Dengue Fever Outbreak: Ministry of Public Health Issues Warning and Prevention Tips

2023-06-19 04:49:04

while ‘Ministry of Public Health’ (Moh.) issued a warning about ‘dengue fever’ Caused by a virus that is transmitted by mosquito bites. especially in the rainy season to cause flooding in many areas which is a good breeding ground for Aedes mosquitoes

by Dr. Opas Karkawinphong Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Health Stated that the Department of Disease Control reported the situation of dengue fever this year. There is a tendency to find higher patients From January 1 to June 14, 2023, 21,457 cases were found compared to the same period in 2022 when there were 6,488 cases, 3.3 times more, and 19 deaths.

Patients were in the age group of 5-14 years, the most of 7,331 cases and a group with a high morbidity rate of 96.63%, most of whom were in school age. Therefore, we have to help each other to take care of the environment both at home and at school continuously. Do not have garbage such as foam boxes, leftover plastic. to be a breeding ground for mosquitoes to prevent danger from dengue fever

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