Be wary of mosquito diseases during this rainy time

30 Sep 2020

The Department of Disease Control warns in the rainy season beware of mosquito diseases. Let's help each other take care to get rid of Aedes mosquitoes continuously.

Dr. Suwanchai Wattanayingcharoenchai  Director-General of the Department of Disease Control said that although the Noul storm had passed but still left traces, water in various containers may be a breeding ground for Aedes mosquito larvae.

The Department of Disease Control urges to be careful and prevent themselves from being bitten by mosquitoes, because they may be at risk of getting sick with dengue fever and other infectious diseases brought by mosquitoes, and help eliminate the Aedes aegypti larvae to cut the cycle of the Aedes.

The situation of dengue fever from January 1 to September 15, 2020, 55,004 cases were found, 37 deaths, and there were 2,159 additional cases in the past week.

While the disease is infected with the Zika virus 127 cases have been found to prevent contagious diseases led by Aedes. Please check areas with waterlogging and jointly eliminate the Aedes mosquito breeding grounds in the surrounding, the house, and the community.

By advising to clean the houses, manage waterlogging, and to pick up garbage by according to the measure “3, prevent 3 diseases” and if there are symptoms of illness such as fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat, breathlessness, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, please to wear a surgical mask, take an antipyretic medication for 1-2 days, and if symptoms do not better, see a doctor at the nearest hospital. 

If you have questions, can ask for more information at the Department of Disease Control Hotline Tel. 1422