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Rabies in Thailand, Situation Update, No. 2 (2016)


From 1 January to 7 August 2016, seven deaths were reported in six provinces, namely, Rayong (2), Songkla (1), Samut Prakan (1), Tak (1), Chachoengsao (1), and Sisaket (1). All of them were Thai. 

In addition, two more deaths were notified as Burmeses who were bitten by puppies in their country, then, seeked medical treatment in Tak province. 

In 2016, so far, there were 67 animal rabies. Rabid dogs were reported from 20 provinces. Highest positive samples for animal rabies found in Songkla, Samut Prakan, Kalasin, and Chonburi.

Source : DDC WATCH, Department of Disease Control : 3(3), March 2016. 
Data : Bureau of Epidemiology, DDC

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