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“Dr. Yong” pointed out that Thailand is at risk of getting smallpox in monkeys. But expected to spread only to specific groups – Post Today, general society

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“Dr. Yong” pointed out that Thailand is at risk of getting smallpox in monkeys. but expected to spread only in groups

Date 05 Jun 2022 time 08:12

Dr. Yong pointed out that Thailand is at risk of getting smallpox in the future. But it will be a specific epidemic. There is no pandemic like COVID as the spreading power of the disease is still low.

On June 5, 65, Prof. Dr. Yong Phuworawan, the head of the Center specializes in virology. Clinic, Department of Pediatrics Faculty of Medicine Chulalongkorn University Post a message via Facebook stating about smallpox, with interesting content as follows:

Will smallpox be found in Thailand?

Smallpox, which has been spreading since May for about a month, has seen more than 600 confirmed cases in nearly 30 countries. The spread is the largest outside of Africa.

Almost all of the cases were male (98%), and very few were (genuine) females, unlike the African outbreak where approximately two-thirds were males and approximately one-third were females.

The age at this outbreak is between 20 and 50 years, unlike in Africa. found both children and adults

The outbreak was largely spread by celebrations held in Spain and Belgium and saunas in Spain and Portugal. The country where the disease is most common is Spain. followed by English and Portuguese.

The lesions found are found in the shade. or secret areas, about 30 percent different from those in Africa.

Festival celebrations are in close contact. Therefore, it is one of the factors of exposure and contagious disease.

of all data Thailand is a country at risk of developing this disease in the near future But the distribution power of the disease is still low. compared to covid There is no chance of a pandemic like COVID. will spread to specific groups

It’s important to be careful. people with pets If people bring apepox to pets Pets are carriers and lead to endemic animals, especially rats, rabbits, and squirrels, and then become endemic.

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