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Now that Thailand’s new school year has started last week, Phuket’s authorities are on their guard for dengue fever. On Thursday, the Public Health and Environment Division of Phuket City Municipality brought fogging machines to schools, kindergardens, and vocational colleges, to fight mosquitos. Phuket hasn’t had dengue outbreaks in recent years, however, a Songkhla doctor warned this week that the risk of contracting it in Thailand is higher in the rainy season, because pools of water are breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Phuket Provincial Health Office Chief Thanit Sermkaew used to regularly remind the public that “this disease returns every rainy […]

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Every foreigner traveling to Phuket should have supplemental dengue fever insurance 👨‍⚖️ just kidding 😜

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1 minute ago, Cabra said:

Every foreigner traveling to Phuket should have supplemental dengue fever insurance 👨‍⚖️ just kidding 😜

And Monkey Pox 

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Oh crap! Don't be giving them anymore ideas on ways to make money out of tourists....

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20 hours ago, Cabra said:

Every foreigner traveling to Phuket should have supplemental dengue fever insurance 👨‍⚖️ just kidding 😜

If they have  health insurance they would be covered, same as they are for Covid.  :) 

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