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  • Guides

    The Ultimate Guide to Outsmarting Pesky Mosquitos

    Warm, sunny days and mild evenings draw you outdoors, but the presence of pesky mosquitoes can quickly dampen the enjoyment. These tiny intruders not only disrupt your peace but also pose health risks. Tackling the mosquito menace in your garden isn’t just about reclaiming your comfort; it’s about safeguarding your well-being too. What are Mosquitos? Mosquitos, those buzzing nuisances, are…

  • Lifestyle

    Best plants to repel mosquitoes in Thailand

    As the relentless rainy season brings swarms of mosquitoes in and around homes in Thailand, one way to combat their existence is by using naturally repelling plants. Here, we have a list of plants that can help keep these Dengue Fever carriers at bay. 1. Rosemary Aside from being a versatile and delectable herb, rosemary leaf contains oils that have…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Dengue outbreak hits Thai village with over 100 cases, ranking second nationwide

    A severe dengue outbreak has hit Thailand’s northern Nan province, with over 100 cases reported in a single village. Ranking second in Thailand for the highest number of dengue patients, health officials are stepping up efforts to control the spread of the disease. Dr. Warin Teppitaksak, the provincial public health officer, revealed that the dengue outbreak situation in Nan province…

  • Thailand News

    Mosquito bite in Thailand causes Dutchman to lose both legs

    A Dutchman living in Nakhon Rathasima in Thailand is on a mission to spread awareness about “flesh-eating bacteria” (necrotising fasciitis) after a mosquito bite led to the amputation of his left leg and lower right leg. Long-term expat, 62 year old Ed Olieslagers from the Netherlands, went to the hospital in April last year after a mosquito bite became inflamed and…

  • Thai Life

    Dengue hasn’t gone away – Dengue fever in Thailand 2022, and how to avoid it

    Covid-19, and the controls taken to limit its spread, have clearly disrupted essential health services and other disease control programs worldwide – school closures, lockdowns, curfews and social restrictions, hoping to limit the spread of Covid-19. But those enforced changes have also resulted in the transmission of other infectious diseases, including dengue fever. Despite dropping off the radar in the…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand wants to eradicate malaria ‘for good’

    Cases of malaria in Thailand have decreased 72% in recent years, but the country’s Department of Disease Control is planning to completely eradicate the mosquito-borne disease by 2024. Today, the DDC is observing World Malaria Day 2022 under the theme “Harness innovation to reduce the malaria disease burden and save lives”. A malaria vaccine is also under evaluation and is…

  • Thailand video news

    Thailand News Today | Proposal to change how Covid-19 cases are reported

    After Thailand’s number of daily Covid-19 infections went above 10,000 this weekend, the government plans to change how it does daily reports. In a two-day a week test, the government reports will only focus on deaths and serious cases where people needed to be hospitalized with ventilators, or had pneumonia. The Ministry of Public Health says that even though infections…

  • Thailand News

    Get your Tropical Health Insurance with Thaiger!

    Sponsored Afraid you might get dengue fever or other sicknesses that result from mosquito-borne diseases? Don’t worry as Thaiger is now offering Tropical Disease Insurance that covers all mosquito-borne diseases. The packages we offer guards against Dengue, chikungunya, Zika, malaria, and encephalitis. We are more than happy assist you in selecting the most appropriate coverage for you and your family…

  • Pattaya News

    Mosquito-borne virus spreads in Pattaya

    Light the coils and get out the bug repellant. Pattaya reports an increase in chikungunya fever infections, a mosquito-borne virus. The city’s mayor Sonthaya Khunpluem is ordering public health and environment staff to control the spread. “The virus comes from bites from infected mosquitoes. Patients will have high fever, discomfort and joint pain for, on average, about four days. In…

  • Thailand video news

    Thailand News Today | Tourist arrivals postponed, Will Boss return?, deadly centipede | October 8

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  • Thai Life

    Top 10 ways to avoid getting Dengue Fever

    There is no specific medicine to treat dengue infection. About 1 in 4 people infected will get sick, some very sick. A severe case of dengue can be life-threatening within a few hours and will probably require hospitalisation. The most common symptoms of dengue include nausea, vomiting, a rash, muscle aches and joint pains. Symptoms of dengue typically last 2 –…

  • World News

    Cambodia suffers acute Chikungunya outbreak

    Chikungunya, often likened to Dengue, has spread to 12 provinces across Cambodia. Over a thousand patients have now tested positive for the mosquito-borne disease between July 19 and 31. Dengue and Chikungunya, though carried by the same mosquito type, are caused by different viruses. While Chikungunya is caused by a Togaviridae alphavirus, Dengue is caused by a Flavirideae flavivirus. The…

  • Thailand News

    11 dead, 14,000 ill as rainy season worsens dengue fever outbreak in northeast

    The onset of Thailand’s rainy season has worsened a nationwide outbreak of dengue fever, which has already killed 11 people and sickened some 14,000, the director-general of the Department of Disease Control announced today. “From January 1 to May 25 there have been 14,126 cases of dengue fever in Thailand, or 21.28 patients per 100,000 population, and 11 deaths. The…

  • Covid-19 News

    Thai dengue fever infections rise to 8,147 in three provinces

    Dengue fever, the painful, sometimes fatal mosquito borne illness also known as “bone break fever,” is making its annual resurgence as heavy rains in many regions of Thailand return with a resultant explosion in the mosquito population. The deputy director of the Department of Disease Control is warning people to beware, as over the past 3 months, 8,147 people in…

  • Health

    Chikungunya virus mutates – “mosquitoes can carry chikungunya and dengue”

    A Thai respiratory and critical care specialist at Bangkok’s Vichaiyut Hospital is claiming that the chikungunya virus, spread through the bites of an infected Aedes mosquito, has mutated where one mosquito could be the carrier of both the chikungunya and dengue viruses. Dr Manoon Leechawengwongs reported that in the past 30 days his hospital has treated 13 chikungunya patients compared to…

  • Hot News

    WARNING: Dengue cases four times worse than last year

    A nationwide alert has gone up about a big rise in Dengue cases across the country. Hospitals nationwide are being ordered to set up emergency facilities to deal with the worrying rise in cases of dengue fever since the start of 2019. Workpoint News reports that, in January alone, there were four times as many cases of the disease compared…